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Average Hourly Rate for Harris County Sheriff's Office Employees

Median pay for Harris County Sheriff's Office workers sits around $23.00 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $43.13. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Harris County Sheriff's Office
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Houston, Texas 

Law Enforcement

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $20.00 per hour. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $21.82 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Harris County Sheriff's Office folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average about $28.70 per hour.


Detention Officers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $17.49 per hour.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Perks cover health insurance for a fair number of employees and dental coverage for the larger part of employees.

Harris County Sheriff's Office Job Listings

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Key Stats for Harris County Sheriff's Office


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$20 - $30
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
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