The chart below represents the typical hourly base pay for Deputy Sheriff Law Enforcement. The left side of the chart represents your classification. The top of the chart represents your step in pay.

Deputy Sheriff Cadet wage is based on a 40 hour work week. Deputy Sheriff steps two through eight is based on a 42.5 hour work week. Generally, it takes 5 1/2 years from step 2 to step 8. 

- Upon graduating, you move to step 2.  In one year, you move to step 3.  Six months after that, you move to step 4.  Then, it becomes yearly.

- To move from Basic POST to Intermediate to Advanced is based on education, training and experience.

- To view the qualifications for Intermediate and Advanced POST certificates, click here.

 

 
Last Updated:  6/20/2013
DEPUTY SHERIFF LAW ENFORCEMENT BASIC PAY - Effective June 28, 2013
  Step In Pay
Classification Title
1st Step
2nd Step
3rd Step
4th Step
5th Step
6th Step
7th Step
8th Step
Sheriff's Cadet $22.17              
Deputy Sheriff with Basic P.O.S.T.   $23.86 $25.53 $26.81 $28.15 $29.56 $31.04 $34.14
Deputy Sheriff with Intermediate P.O.S.T. (+5% on base pay)   $25.07 $26.82 $28.16 $29.57 $31.04 $32.59 $35.84
Deputy Sheriff with Advanced P.O.S.T. (7½% on base pay)   $25.67 $27.46 $28.83 $30.27 $31.78 $33.37 $36.70
 

 
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