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How much does a Sheriff make in Virginia?

Average Sheriff Hourly Wage in Virginia

Sheriffs earn a median hourly wage of $23.97. Hourly wages typically start from $17.34 and go up to $37.55.

Average Sheriff Yearly Salary in Virginia

Sheriffs earn a median salary of $49,860 per year. Salaries typically start from $36,070 and go up to $78,110.

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Sheriff Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sheriff Earnings

The highest earning Sheriffs in Virginia earn:

$37.55
an hour
$78,110
per year
Senior Sheriff Earnings

Senior Sheriffs in Virginia earn:

$29.90
an hour
$62,190
per year
Experienced Sheriff Earnings

Experienced Sheriffs in Virginia earn:

$23.97
an hour
$49,860
per year
Junior Sheriff Earnings

Junior Sheriffs in Virginia earn:

$20.14
an hour
$41,890
per year
Starting Sheriff Earnings

Starting Sheriffs in Virginia earn:

$17.34
an hour
$36,070
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Sheriff salary comparison

Historical salary for Sheriffs in Virginia

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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