Bailiffs

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What do they do?

Maintain order in courts of law.

Also known as:

Bailiff, Court Bailiff, Court Officer, Court Security Officer, Deputy Bailiff, Deputy Sheriff Court Services, Security Officer

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Bailiffs in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Bailiffs is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 0%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #30 in job growth rate
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    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #11 in net job growth

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Typical College Majors

Majors that prepare Bailiffs:

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★ Number of granted degrees for degree type, Bachelors degree, is listed after the major.

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.3%)
  • Master's degree (1.9%)
  • Bachelor's degree (16.3%)
  • Associate's degree (14.7%)
  • Some college, no degree (35.1%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (30.1%)
  • Less than high school diploma (1.6%)

Percent of workers in this field

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Selective Attention - The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Confiscate prohibited or dangerous items.
  • Search individuals for illegal or dangerous items.
  • Escort prisoners to courtrooms, prisons, or other facilities.
  • Provide security escorts for officials, jury members, or other individuals.
  • Patrol properties to maintain safety.
  • Maintain public order or security.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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