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Process Server Salary

A Process Server earns an average salary of $36,603 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
$19,596 - $75,384
(Median)
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37K
52K
75K
MEDIAN: $36,603
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$9.90 - $40.85
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$19,596 - $75,384  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
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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$20,400 - $76,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $40.85  
   
Overtime
$16.53 - $39.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
   
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).
)
$20,400 - $76,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 66
United States (change)

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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Pay by Experience Level for Process Server

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

Experience Affects Process Server Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 47%

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 64%