Average Bailiff Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Bailiff is $20.00 in 2023

Hourly Rate
$14 - $30
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$30k - $73k
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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.
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How do Bailiffs Rate Their Jobs?

4.4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
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FAQs About Bailiffs

What is the highest pay for Bailiffs?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Bailiff is $29.57 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Bailiffs?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Bailiff is $13.65 / hour

How can Bailiffs increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Bailiff is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Bailiff that oversees more junior Bailiffs, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.