Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 33-3011 Bailiffs
Maintain order in courts of law.
Education: These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
OJT: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Tasks: Screen persons entering courthouse using magnetometers, x-ray machines, and other devices to collect and retain unauthorized firearms and other contraband. Provide security by patrolling interior and exterior of courthouse and escorting judges and other court employees. Enforce courtroom rules of behavior and warn persons not to smoke or disturb court procedure. Maintain order in courtroom during trial and guard jury from outside contact. Check courtroom for security and cleanliness and assure availability of sundry supplies, such as notepads, for use by judge, jurors, and attorneys. Screen, control, and handle evidence and exhibits during court proceedings. Report need for police or medical assistance to sheriff's office. Stop people from entering courtroom while judge charges jury. Announce entrance of judge.
License: License not required.
Outlook: No Change
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $12.76   Entry $26,541.00
Mean $16.16   Mean $33,598.00
Experience $17.85 Experience $37,132.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

Alabama Projections
Estimated Employment 2016Projected Employment 2026Annual Average OpeningsAnnual Growth Rate
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