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Average Hourly Rate for Harris County Sheriff's Office Employees

The average pay for Harris County Sheriff's Office employees is $26.88 per hour — without the $43.13 from overtime earnings. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

Employer: Harris County Sheriff's Office
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[-]Detention Officer (2)
$11.56 - $26.96  
[-]Detention Officer (2)
Hourly Rate$11.56 - $26.96  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Years of Experience

A tenure of five to ten years results in average pay of approximately $24.49. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of Harris County Sheriff's Office people (33 percent) have been in their field for 20 years or more and earn $29.31 per hour.


Bringing in the most money are Detention Officers — their earnings average $17.49.


At Harris County Sheriff's Office, there are significantly more males than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

The greater part of workers have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance.

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Key Stats



22 %

female alumni


78 %

male alumni
Hourly Rate
Data Not Available
Hourly Rate
$23 - $32

Years of Experience

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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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