How Much Do Bail Bondsman Make a Year?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics classifies bail bondsmen as financial specialists with a median hourly wage of $31.20 as of 2013. The income for bail bondsmen varies greatly and depends on a number of factors.

Bail bondsmen's incomes depend on their experience levels, their clients and whether they own their own businesses or work as employees for companies. Newer bail bondsmen tend to earn smaller wages than their more experienced counterparts, and they often work on commission for larger bondsman agencies. Bondsmen's wages are also greatly impacted by the demand for services in the cities in which they operate.