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$41,069
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The average salary for a Bailiff is $41,069.
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$29k
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$41k
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$67k
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What Do Bailiffs Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Bailiff

4.2 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Bailiffs?

Skills in Security Policies and Procedures, Safety Training and Security Skills with Project Assignments (e.g. DW, CRM, Web, ERP) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Windows Operating System General Use.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Bailiffs?

An entry-level Bailiff with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,608 based on 8 salaries. An early career Bailiff with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,794 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Bailiff with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $32,556 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Bailiff with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,057 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,495.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 82 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.8%
Early Career
31.7%
Mid Career
13.4%
Experienced
25.6%
Late Career
19.5%

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