Bailiff Salary

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

$29,388 - $66,859
$29K
$38K
$67K
MEDIAN: $38,491
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50%
90%

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$12.98 - $25.54
$13
$15
$26
MEDIAN: $15.33
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$0$66K
Salary $29,388 - $66,859
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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$28,266 - $61,144
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $12.98 - $25.54
Overtime $29.00
Annual Data $0$61K
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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$28,266 - $61,144
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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.
  • Call court to order and announce judge's entrance.
  • Guard sequestered juries, preventing outside contact.
  • 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.

Bailiff Job Listings

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
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Bailiff Salaries

Late-Career
▲53%

Experienced
▲16%

Entry-Level
▲2%

National Average
$34,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: