Correctional Officer Salaries

3,349 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$36,495 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$845
Range$197 - $7,772

How much does a Correctional Officer make?

The national average salary for a Correctional Officer is $36,495 in United States. Filter by location to see Correctional Officer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,349 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Correctional Officer employees.

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Correction Officer

AlliedBarton

$23,182/yr

Range: $21K - $29K

127 salaries

$23,182/yr
$21K$29K

Correction Officer - Monthly

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

$3,043/mo

Range: $2K - $4K

82 salaries

$3,043/mo
$2K$4K

Correction Officer - Hourly

Corrections Corporation of America

$15/hr

Range: $11 - $24

77 salaries

$15/hr
$11$24

Correction Officer

Federal Bureau of Prisons

$51,360/yr

Range: $41K - $68K

76 salaries

$51,360/yr
$41K$68K

Correction Officer - Hourly

The GEO Group

$15/hr

Range: $11 - $24

71 salaries

$15/hr
$11$24

Correction Officer

Florida Department of Corrections

$33,261/yr

Range: $29K - $42K

67 salaries

$33,261/yr
$29K$42K

Correction Officer

US Navy

$46,798/yr

Range: $42K - $55K

52 salaries

$46,798/yr
$42K$55K

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Correction Officer

NC Department of Public Safety

$32,342/yr

Range: $28K - $76K

44 salaries

$32,342/yr
$28K$76K

Correction Officer

Virginia Department of Corrections

$34,672/yr

Range: $30K - $48K

44 salaries

$34,672/yr
$30K$48K

Correction Officer

Georgia Department of Corrections

$30,462/yr

Range: $26K - $35K

40 salaries

$30,462/yr
$26K$35K

Correction Officer - Hourly

CoreCivic

$17/hr

Range: $12 - $24

37 salaries

$17/hr
$12$24

Correction Officer

Illinois Department of Corrections

$51,507/yr

Range: $44K - $74K

31 salaries

$51,507/yr
$44K$74K

Correction Officer

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

$36,381/yr

Range: $32K - $45K

31 salaries

$36,381/yr
$32K$45K

Correction Officer - Hourly

Indiana Department of Correction

$16/hr

Range: $15 - $17

30 salaries

$16/hr
$15$17

Correction Officer

Missouri Department of Corrections

$30,591/yr

Range: $27K - $34K

30 salaries

$30,591/yr
$27K$34K

Correction Officer - Monthly

Colorado Department of Corrections

$3,573/mo

Range: $3K - $4K

30 salaries

$3,573/mo
$3K$4K

Correction Officer

NYC Department of Correction

$52,450/yr

Range: $41K - $108K

29 salaries

$52,450/yr
$41K$108K

Correction Officer - Hourly

State of Wisconsin Department of Corrections

$17/hr

Range: $16 - $21

28 salaries

$17/hr
$16$21

Correction Officer

New York State Department of Corrections

$56,181/yr

Range: $42K - $73K

25 salaries

$56,181/yr
$42K$73K

Correction Officer - Hourly

Michigan Department of Corrections

$24/hr

Range: $17 - $29

25 salaries

$24/hr
$17$29
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent correction officer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$34,362
per year
A Correctional Counselor in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $34,362 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$12
hourly
A Corrections Officer in the Duluth, MN Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Duluth, MN Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$35,000
per year
A Correctional Officer in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$20,000
per year
A Correctional Officer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $20,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Temporary
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$26,000
per year
A Probation Officer in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $26,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$19
hourly
A Correctional Officer in the Mansfield, OH Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Mansfield, OH Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Government
$36,384
per year
A Probation Officer in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $36,384 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Tucson, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Government
$3,115
monthly
A Correctional Officer in the Columbia, SC Area area reported making $3,115 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Columbia, SC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
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