Salary for Bailiffs

Also known as:  Bailiff, City Bailiff, County Bailiff, Court Bailiff, Court Officer, Court Security Officer, Deputy Bailiff helps law and public safety professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Bailiffs are charged with acting as the first line of security in a court of law. This position includes escorting judges and court employees, patrolling court premises when needed, screening individuals who enter a courtroom, handle evidence to be used during proceedings and escorting prisoners to and from the premises. Additionally, bailiffs formally announce a judge upon entering the courtroom to commence proceedings. These professionals are extremely perceptive to changes in moods, behaviors and potential threats in formal situations. They maintain a superior physical condition in order to control individuals under the necessary circumstances. A high school diploma is required for employment in this position.

A Bailif gets salaries in a range of 32000 to 48000 based on tenure level. Bailiffs earn a pay level of Forty One Thousand dollars on a yearly basis.

Bailiffs are paid at the highest average level in New York, where they receive average wages of near $54180.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 17.11 percent nationwide in that time.
Bailiffs tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $40,930
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Public Administration $40,930