Correctional Officer Salaries

2,782 SalariesUpdated May 15, 2021

Average Base Pay
$41,566 / yr
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How much does a Correctional Officer make?

The national average salary for a Correctional Officer is $41,566 in United States. Filter by location to see Correctional Officer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,782 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Correctional Officer employees.

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Correctional Officer - Monthly

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

$3,278/mo

Range: $2K - $4K

469 salaries

$3,278/mo
$2K$4K

Correctional Officer

Florida Department of Corrections

$34,536/yr

Range: $10K - $68K

295 salaries

$34,536/yr
$10K$68K

Correctional Officer

NC Department of Public Safety

$35,315/yr

Range: $22K - $358K

140 salaries

$35,315/yr
$22K$358K

Correctional Officer

Federal Bureau of Prisons

$53,217/yr

Range: $34K - $73K

138 salaries

$53,217/yr
$34K$73K

Correctional Officer - Hourly

The GEO Group

$17/hr

Range: $12 - $31

128 salaries

$17/hr
$12$31

Correctional Officer

AlliedBarton

$24,282/yr

Range: $22K - $30K

127 salaries

$24,282/yr
$22K$30K

Correctional Officer - Hourly

CoreCivic

$20/hr

Range: $12 - $28

117 salaries

$20/hr
$12$28

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Correctional Officer

Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry

$39,634/yr

Range: $33K - $59K

102 salaries

$39,634/yr
$33K$59K

Correctional Officer - Hourly

Corrections Corporation of America

$16/hr

Range: $10 - $27

94 salaries

$16/hr
$10$27

Correctional Officer

Georgia Department of Corrections

$32,519/yr

Range: $27K - $48K

82 salaries

$32,519/yr
$27K$48K

Correctional Officer

Virginia Department of Corrections

$36,106/yr

Range: $32K - $51K

74 salaries

$36,106/yr
$32K$51K

Correctional Officer

US Army

$51,737/yr

Range: $24K - $65K

71 salaries

$51,737/yr
$24K$65K

Correctional Officer - Monthly

Colorado Department of Corrections

$3,886/mo

Range: $3K - $8K

67 salaries

$3,886/mo
$3K$8K

Correctional Officer - Monthly

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

$7,266/mo

Range: $4K - $11K

62 salaries

$7,266/mo
$4K$11K

Correctional Officer

Illinois Department of Corrections

$54,210/yr

Range: $39K - $79K

59 salaries

$54,210/yr
$39K$79K

Correctional Officer

Washington Department of Corrections

$48,580/yr

Range: $36K - $67K

54 salaries

$48,580/yr
$36K$67K

Correctional Officer

US Navy

$49,018/yr

Range: $44K - $58K

52 salaries

$49,018/yr
$44K$58K

Correctional Officer

New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

$60,113/yr

Range: $40K - $81K

50 salaries

$60,113/yr
$40K$81K

Correctional Officer - Hourly

Michigan Department of Corrections

$25/hr

Range: $17 - $31

48 salaries

$25/hr
$17$31

Correctional Officer - Hourly

State of Wisconsin Department of Corrections

$19/hr

Range: $15 - $22

48 salaries

$19/hr
$15$22

Recent Salary Reports

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

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A Correctional Officer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$14
hourly
A Correctional Officer in the New Orleans, LA Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New Orleans, LA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$28
hourly
A Correctional Officer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$15
hourly
A Criminal Justice in the Greenville, SC Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Greenville, SC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$33
hourly
A Detention Officer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $33 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
A Correctional Officer in the Sioux Falls, SD Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Sioux Falls, SD Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government