Process Server Salary (United States)

A Process Server earns an average salary of $35,439 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Process Server Total Pay (?
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$18,990 - $72,696
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MEDIAN: $35,439
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Process Server Total Pay (?
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$9.85 - $44.49
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$18,990 - $72,696  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,834  
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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$20,156 - $75,707  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 187
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $44.49  
   
Overtime
$0.14 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,834  
   
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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$20,156 - $75,707  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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Job Description for Process Server
  • Contact clients and locate witnesses.
  • Conduct jail visits to perform initial defense advisements to persons charged with criminal charges.
  • Prepare related legal documents, correspondence, and status reports.
  • Serve subpoenas regarding legal cases.
  • Maintain and complete subpoena logs and certificates of service.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Process Server Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 41%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$35,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 19 votes.
Gender
Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 63%
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