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Texas Association Counties - Richmond, TX
Prepares and distributes department newsletter to all Sheriffs Office personnel....
30+ days ago
Harris County - Houston, TX
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90+ days ago
County of El Paso - El Paso, TX
Minimum Qualifications Acceptable Experience and Education Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university and five (5) years'...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Texas

Moving to Texas? Find some basic demographic data about Texas below.


25,144,800
577,760

Sheriff Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Sheriff Legitimacy, Procedural Justice & Community Relations
This webinartakes an in-depthlook into the independentpower,role andduties in theOffice of Sheriff in accordance with the Constitution of Georgia and Official Code of Georgia Annotated. Four...

Learn to play "I Shot the Sheriff" on the Steel Drum!
This is a fun course that will enable you to play a very laid-back, beachy, fun, tropical song on a Steel Drum (or even a Steel Drum app) for your friends and family.You will learn the notes to...

De-escalation for Law Enforcement
This course is geared towards law enforcement. It presents different techniques and communication skills an officer can use to de-escalate a situation without compromising officer safety.This...

Salary for Sheriff Jobs in Texas

This is the average annual salary for Sheriff jobs in Texas as reported by the BLS.

$71,769

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Sheriff positions.

Highest Education Level

Sheriffs in Texas offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (33.9%)
  • High School or GED (24.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.9%)
  • Master's Degree (7.8%)
  • Some College (3.1%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Sheriffs in Texas
  • None (60.3%)
  • Less than 1 year (21.6%)
  • 1-2 years (10.4%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 6-8 years (1.1%)
  • 8-10 years (1.1%)

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