Average Hourly Rate for Harris County Sheriff's Office Employees

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Harris County Sheriff's Office Median Hourly Rate by Job


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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
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Years of Experience

Overall, the greater share of Harris County Sheriff's Office folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $41K per year.


Police Officers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $59K annually; Licensed Vocational Nurses and Detention Officers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $55K and $29K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Police Officer Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $59K per year. Licensed Vocational Nurses also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $55K annually.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Leadership; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $78K per year.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, a majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A large number of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of survey participants also include dental insurance.

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Key Stats for Harris County Sheriff's Office


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Job Satisfaction

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About This Company

Houston, Texas 

Law Enforcement

Harris County Sheriff's Office pays its employees an average of $21.25 an hour. Hourly pay at Harris County Sheriff's Office ranges from an average of $16.07 to $28.11 an hour. Harris County Sheriff's Office employees with the job title Senior Graphic Designer make the most with an average hourly rate of $31.73, while employees with the title File Clerk make the least with an average hourly rate of $11.90.

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