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How Much Does a Bail Bondsman Make Per Year? Average Bail Bondsman Salary

There are over 15,000 bail bondsmen engaged in legal operations in the US as of now. The fees that an indicted person pay are responsible for the income of a bail bondsman or bail bond agent. In general, 10 to 15% of the bail amount is paid as fees, but in certain cases where the level of crime are severe the fee percentages may rise substantially. The average annual income of a bail bondsman is in the range of $65,000 to $70,000. A bail bondsman is an individual or a firm that can get bail for a person indicted in a criminal act. A good knowledge of the legal system is essential to become established as a bail bondsman. It is the bail bond agent who signs the bail bond of a defendant and it is his overall credibility that facilitates the procedure. Licensing is mandatory to become a bail bondsman.

by Margaret Walker on Fri, 01/14/2011 - 04:26

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