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Correctional Officer Salaries

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2,795 SalariesUpdated Apr 21, 2019
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Average Base Pay
$38,187/yr
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$29K
Low
$38K
Average
$55K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$871
Range$201 - $8,062
How much does a Correctional Officer make?

The national average salary for a Correctional Officer is $38,187 in United States. Filter by location to see Correctional Officer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,795 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Correctional Officer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      AlliedBarton
      $23,128/yr
      Range: $21K - $29K
      126 salaries
      $23,128/yr
      $21K$29K
      Corrections Corporation of America
      $15/hr
      Range: $11 - $24
      75 salaries
      $15/hr
      $11$24
      GEO Group
      $14/hr
      Range: $11 - $24
      63 salaries
      $14/hr
      $11$24
      Federal Bureau of Prisons
      $50,931/yr
      Range: $41K - $66K
      57 salaries
      $50,931/yr
      $41K$66K
      US Navy
      $46,711/yr
      Range: $42K - $55K
      52 salaries
      $46,711/yr
      $42K$55K
      Texas Department of Criminal Justice
      $3,067/mo
      Range: $2K - $4K
      50 salaries
      $3,067/mo
      $2K$4K
      Florida Department of Corrections
      $33,196/yr
      Range: $30K - $42K
      46 salaries
      $33,196/yr
      $30K$42K

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      Virginia Department of Corrections
      $34,146/yr
      Range: $30K - $38K
      32 salaries
      $34,146/yr
      $30K$38K
      NC Department of Public Safety
      $32,640/yr
      Range: $29K - $41K
      31 salaries
      $32,640/yr
      $29K$41K
      Georgia Department of Corrections
      $30,989/yr
      Range: $26K - $35K
      27 salaries
      $30,989/yr
      $26K$35K
      Illinois Department of Corrections
      $53,553/yr
      Range: $44K - $72K
      27 salaries
      $53,553/yr
      $44K$72K
      CoreCivic
      $17/hr
      Range: $13 - $24
      24 salaries
      $17/hr
      $13$24
      Indiana Department of Correction
      $16/hr
      Range: $15 - $19
      23 salaries
      $16/hr
      $15$19
      NYC Department of Correction
      $50,133/yr
      Range: $41K - $108K
      23 salaries
      $50,133/yr
      $41K$108K
      Florida Department of Corrections
      $16/hr
      Range: $14 - $18
      22 salaries
      $16/hr
      $14$18
      Arizona Department of Corrections
      $36,528/yr
      Range: $32K - $45K
      22 salaries
      $36,528/yr
      $32K$45K
      Michigan Department of Corrections
      $26/hr
      Range: $17 - $29
      21 salaries
      $26/hr
      $17$29
      Colorado Department of Corrections
      $3,549/mo
      Range: $3K - $4K
      20 salaries
      $3,549/mo
      $3K$4K
      South Carolina Department of Corrections - Columbia, South Carolina
      $31,569/yr
      Range: $27K - $35K
      20 salaries
      $31,569/yr
      $27K$35K
      Texas Department of Criminal Justice
      $37,385/yr
      Range: $32K - $44K
      19 salaries
      $37,385/yr
      $32K$44K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $12
      hourly
      An Armed Protection Officer in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $12 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Tampa, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $13
      hourly
      A Protection Officer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $13 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $42,000
      per year
      A Detention Officer in the McAllen, TX Area area reported making $42,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      McAllen, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Government
      $15
      hourly
      A Juvenile Detention Officer in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $15 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Cincinnati, OH Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $55,680
      per year
      A Correctional Officer in the Pendleton, OR Area area reported making $55,680 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Pendleton, OR Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
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