Process Server Salary

A Process Server earns an average salary of $35,217 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$22,300 - $58,197
$22K
$34K
$58K
MEDIAN: $34,107
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50%
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$9.93 - $23.00
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$15
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MEDIAN: $14.50
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$0$58K
Salary $22,300 - $58,197
Bonus $800
Total Pay (?
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$21,162 - $52,116
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $9.93 - $23.00
Hourly Tips $6.67
Overtime $15.00
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $800
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,162 - $52,116
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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Job Description for Process Server

In civil and even sometimes criminal litigation, lawyers or the court may require the presence of a person to testify or provide evidence in a case. In these situations, a process server is utilized to ensure that the person or entity whose presence is required is fully aware of that fact. The process server delivers documents and notifications, typically face-to-face, to meet obligations of the court for this notifications process.

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Process Server Tasks

  • Serve subpoenas regarding legal cases.
  • Maintain and complete subpoena logs and certificates of service.
  • Prepare related legal documents, correspondence, and status reports.
  • Contact clients and locate witnesses.
  • Conduct jail visits to perform initial defense advisements to persons charged with criminal charges.

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Pay by Experience Level for Process Server

Pay by Experience for a Process Server has a positive trend. An entry-level Process Server with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Process Server with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Process Server which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 13 salaries. A Process Server with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Process Server

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Process Server Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Experienced
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 50%
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