Sheriff/Police Chief Salaries in Jackson, MS

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Alternate Job Titles: Chief of Police, Police Chief, Sheriff, Deputy, Sheriff/Police Chief

What is the average Sheriff/Police Chief salary for Jackson, MS?

The salary for someone with the job title Sheriff/Police Chief in Jackson, MS varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Sheriff/Police Chief salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Sheriff/Police Chief in Jackson, MS.

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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Sheriff/Police Chief in Jackson, MS that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Sheriff/Police Chief in Jackson are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of March 2015

Median $83,677
  • 10%$74,758
  • 25%$79,009
  • 75%$88,759
  • 90%$93,386

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Job Description for Sheriff/Police Chief

Enforces the law on a town, city, or county level. Responsibilities include police service planning, organizational development, personnel management, community policing, and community relations. May also be involved in administrative, financial/budgetary, and operations/labor relations tasks. Requires a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and at least 10 years of law enforcement experience. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to an elected official. View full job description

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