|According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, in May of 2008 the median annual salary for a bailiff was approximately $38,000. The middle 50 percent of all Bailiffs nation wide earned between $27,000 and $52,000 a year. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $19,000 a year, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $61,500 a year. For bailifss employed by local government the median annual wage was $32,690 in 2008.|
Salaries for bailiffs can vary greatly depending on experience, amount of benefits, location, and the company that employs them.
Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Payscale.com, Salary.com
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