Bailiff Salary

A Bailiff earns an average salary of $40,635 per year.

$28,071 - $62,959
$28K
$40K
$63K
MEDIAN: $39,655
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50%
90%

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$12.88 - $26.00
$13
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $15.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,071 - $62,959  
   
Total Pay (?
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$27,635 - $61,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.88 - $26.00  
   
Overtime
$31.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Total Pay (?
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$27,635 - $61,970  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Bailiff

A bailiff works in a court and maintains order in a courtroom. When the judge enters the courtroom, the bailiff must announce the judge’s arrival. The bailiff should make sure that the courtroom is clean and that the temperature is appropriate.

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Bailiff Tasks

  • Escort judges, defendants, witnesses, and jury to assigned areas within courtroom.
  • Guard sequestered juries, preventing outside contact.
  • Call court to order and announce judge’s entrance.
  • Maintain order during trials, enforcing rules, making arrests, and taking emergency action.
  • Patrol interior and exterior of courthouse, monitor individuals entering and exiting courtroom, and inspect packages.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bailiff

Pay by Experience for a Bailiff has a positive trend. An entry-level Bailiff with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bailiff with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Bailiff which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 13 salaries. A Bailiff with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 8 salaries.

Bailiff Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Bailiff?

Bailiff in Corpus Christi:
"Courtroom Security."
Pros: The most attractive thing about my job is the 8 to 5 schedule. I get to be home with my family at night and weekends. I also enjoy Holiday schedules. It is much different from the shift work I am used to.
Cons: My pay. I wish I could be compensated for my training and experience.

Key Stats for Bailiff

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Bailiff Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None:
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