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How much does a Sheriff make in Wisconsin?

Average Sheriff Hourly Wage in Wisconsin

Sheriffs earn a median hourly wage of $26.32. Hourly wages typically start from $16.64 and go up to $35.81.

Average Sheriff Yearly Salary in Wisconsin

Sheriffs earn a median salary of $54,750 per year. Salaries typically start from $34,610 and go up to $74,480.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
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      Offers: Bachelors
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      Offers: Bachelors
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      Offers: Bachelors
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Sheriff Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sheriff Earnings

The highest earning Sheriffs in Wisconsin earn:

$35.81
an hour
$74,480
per year
Senior Sheriff Earnings

Senior Sheriffs in Wisconsin earn:

$31.72
an hour
$65,980
per year
Experienced Sheriff Earnings

Experienced Sheriffs in Wisconsin earn:

$26.32
an hour
$54,750
per year
Junior Sheriff Earnings

Junior Sheriffs in Wisconsin earn:

$20.88
an hour
$43,430
per year
Starting Sheriff Earnings

Starting Sheriffs in Wisconsin earn:

$16.64
an hour
$34,610
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Sheriff salary comparison

Historical salary for Sheriffs in Wisconsin

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

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