How much does a bailiff get paid?


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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average yearly salary for bailiffs as of 2013 is $40,620; this works out to an hourly wage of $19.53. The median salary was $37,080 which means that half of the bailiffs made less than this, and half made more.

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The BLS states that the top 10 percent of earners in the field brought in $67,700 or more for the year, which indicates an hourly wage of at least $32.55. At the other end of the scale, the lowest earners were paid $19,260 or less annually, or no more than $9.26 per hour. Local governments employed almost four times as many bailiffs as state governments; however, the salaries of bailiffs retained by the state were $20,000 more, on average.

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