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Sheriff Salary
in Rhode Island, United States

$53,207 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$1,016

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sheriff is $53,207 a year and $26 an hour in Rhode Island, United States. The average salary range for a Sheriff is between $39,135 and $64,954. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Sheriff. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Rhode Island, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Administers and co-ordinates activities of a county's Sheriff's office.
  • Oversees and reviews general work assignments and deployment of staff in Law Enforcement and Corrections Divisions.
  • Serves warrants, process orders, and judgments as legally directed.
  • Maintains law and order and serves legal processes of courts.
  • Oversees Sherriff Deputies who patrol assigned areas to enforce laws, investigate crimes, and arrest violators.
  • Reviews investigations of narcotics traffic and auto theft, evaluates progress with investigators, and may approve individual actions such as raids, surveillance, or arrests.
  • Develops Sheriff's procedures to serve as guidelines for proper conduct of Sheriff Deputies activities, based on legal information and law enforcement experience.
  • Monitors effectiveness of procedures through follow-up with subordinates.
Sheriff Job Prevalence in Rhode Island, United States

Job family: Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

Job family population: 662,390

Estimated population of Sheriff jobs: 57,972

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$61,682
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Sheriff Job Listings for Rhode Island, United States

Deputy Sheriff
Mar 17
Newport, RI, USA
State of Rhode Island Department of Public Safety
Deputy Sheriff Position THE RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, DIVISION OF SHERIFFS, IS NOW RECRUITING QUALIFIED, MOTIVATED INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE SEEKING FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT AS A DEPUTY SHERIFF
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