Average Hourly Rate for Harris County Sheriff's Office Employees

Harris County Sheriff's Office laborers see wages hovering around $26.88 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median 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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[-]Detention Officer (2)
$11.61 - $26.12  
[-]Detention Officer (2)
Hourly Rate$11.61 - $26.12  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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About This Company

Houston, Texas 

Law Enforcement

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make $24.49. Overall, the greater share of Harris County Sheriff's Office folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn $29.31 per hour.


The highest average salaries go to Detention Officers who bring in close to about $17.49.


Home to more men than women (Harris County Sheriff's Office's employee population is more than 3 to 1 male-to-female), most workers here are men.

Benefits and Perks

Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a solid majority of workers, and most workers report receiving dental coverage as well.

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Key Stats for Harris County Sheriff's Office


22 %
78 %
Hourly Rate
Data Not Available
Hourly Rate
$23 - $32
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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