Comparison Study of Starting Salaries for Deputies and Annual Rent in 30 Florida Counties

Prepared by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Planning and Research Division
June 3, 1999

STIPULATED:

Source for Deputy Sheriff Starting Salaries: Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Source for Rent Amounts for 1,200 sq. ft. Home: Economic Research Institute

 

General Conclusions:

Starting Salary/Annual Rent
Sorted Alphabetically

COUNTY
STARTING SALARY
ANNUAL RENT PAID
RENT = % OF STARTING SALARY
% REMAINING
Alachua
$23,551
$8,760
37%
62%
Bay
$19,115
$6,708
35%
64%
Brevard
$24,527
$9,924
40%
60%
Broward
$31,553
$11,880
38%
62%
Charlotte
$21,090
$9,624
46%
54%
Collier
$26,879
$8,532
32%
68%
Dade-Miami
$29,833
$11,304
38%
63%
Duval
$30,072
$11,940
40%
60%
Escambia
$20,862
$6,900
33%
67%
Hernando
$23,391
$7,524
32%
68%
Hillsborough
$32,891
$10,512
32%
68%
Indian River
$25,477
$10,116
40%
60%
Lake
$24,000
$6,756
28%
72%
Lee
$25,000
$9,624
38%
68%
Leon
$25,000
$7,896
32%
69%
Manatee
$24,104
$9,408
39%
61%
Marion
$22,235
$6,684
30%
70%
Monroe
$26,964
$14,568
54%
46%
Nassau
$24,000
$8,424
35%
65%
Okaloosa
$20,295
$8,184
40%
60%
Orange
$27,000
$12,804
47%
53%
Osceola
$25,304
$9,528
38%
62%
Palm Beach
$32,000
$13,704
43%
57%
Pasco
$25,636
$9,228
36%
64%
Pinellas
$25,578
$10,032
39%
61%
Polk
$25,779
$7,860
30%
70%
Putnam
$20,638
$4,332
20%
80%
Sarasota
$23,000
$11,544
50%
50%
Seminole 
$23,050
$11,124
48%
52%
St. Johns
$21,500
$10,044
47%
53%

 

 

 

 

 

Average of

 the 30 Counties
$25,011
$9,516
38%

62%

Starting Salary/Annual Rent
Sorted by Rent (for 1200 sqft) as % of Salary

COUNTY
STARTING SALARY
ANNUAL RENT PAID
RENT = % OF STARTING SALARY
% REMAINING
Monroe
$26,964
$14,568
54%
46%
Sarasota
$23,000
$11,544
50%
50%
Seminole
$23,050
$11,124
48%
52%
Orange
$27,000
$12,804
47%
53%
St. Johns
$21,500
$10,044
47%
53%
Charlotte
$21,090
$9,624
46%
54%
Palm Beach
$32,000
$13,704
43%
57%
Brevard
$24,527
$9,924
40%
60%
Okaloosa
$20,295
$8,184
40%
60%
Indian River
$25,477
$10,116
40%
60%
Duval
$30,072
$11,940
40%
60%
Manatee
$24,104
$9,408
39%
61%
Pinellas
$25,578
$10,032
39%
61%
Broward
$31,553
$11,880
38%
62%
Dade-Miami
$29,833
$11,304
38%
62%
Lee
$25,000
$9,624
38%
62%
Osceola
$25,304
$9,528
38%
62%
Alachua
$23,551
$8,760
37%
63%
Pasco
$25,636
$9,228
36%
64%
Bay
$19,115
$6,708
35%
65%
Nassau
$24,000
$8,424
35%
65%
Escambia
$20,862
$6,900
33%
67%
Collier
$26,879
$8,532
32%
68%
Hernando
$23,391
$7,524
32%
68%
Hillsborough
$32,891
$10,512
32%
68%
Leon
$25,000
$7,896
32%
68%
Marion
$22,235
$6,684
30%
70%
Polk
$25,779
$7,860
30%
70%
Lake
$24,000
$6,756
28%
72%
Putnam
$20,638
$4,332
20%
80%

 

 

 

 

 

Average of

  the 30 Counties
$25,011
$9,516
38%

62%