Average Deputy Sheriff Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Deputy Sheriff is $48,615

Base Salary
$34k - $81k
$132 - $20k
Total Pay
$34k - $81k
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What Do Deputy Sheriffs Do?

Deputy Sheriff Tasks
  • Enforce all local, state, and federal laws according to procedure.
  • Conduct community outreach, education, and public assistance activities.
  • Patrol assigned areas and operate department vehicles as needed.
  • Perform various physical feats to aid in the capture and arrest of suspects and known criminals.
  • Investigate all reports, accidents, criminal activity, and emergency situations.
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How do Deputy Sheriffs Rate Their Jobs?

3.7 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 133 responses, the job of Deputy Sheriff has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.73 out of 5. On average, Deputy Sheriffs are highly satisfied with their job.