Average Deputy Sheriff Salary

$46,877
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$33k
MEDIAN
$47k
90%
$80k

The average salary for a Deputy Sheriff is $46,877

Base Salary
$33k - $80k
Bonus
$128 - $13k
Total Pay
$32k - $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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Job Satisfaction for Deputy Sheriff

3.8 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Male
87.8%
Female
11.9%
Prefer to self-define
0.3%
This data is based on 362 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

75%

Vision

65%

None

10%