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Salary and Benefits Package
Gwinnett County Deputy Sheriffs enjoy an excellent salary and benefits package designed to meet today's needs as well as provide for a secure future.

  • $3% or 6% Education Incentive
  • Starting salary is $38,777 for a Georgia P.O.S.T. certified peace officer (Sr. Deputy Sheriff).
  • Starting salary is $34,028 for entry, non-P.O.S.T. certified detention officer (Deputy Sheriff/Jailer).

Benefits include:
  • Health, dental, vision, prescription drug and insurance programs
  • Holidays: 12 holidays per year
  • Annual leave (vacation): 13 days/year at hire, ascending thereafter
  • Sick leave: 13 days/year
  • Compensation for required military training and jury duty
  • Retirement plan (shared cost)
  • Deferred compensation plan
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Uniforms and equipment furnished
  • Credit union membership
  • Wellness programs, health fairs, etc.
  • Employee discount programs

For More Information:

Michele Westerfield michele.westerfield@gwinnettcounty.com
Lisa Page lisa.page@gwinnettcounty.com