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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Correctional Officer

AlliedBarton

$23,433/yr

Range: $22K - $29K

126 salaries

$23,433/yr
$22K$29K

Correctional Officer - Hourly

Corrections Corporation of America

$15/hr

Range: $11 - $24

77 salaries

$15/hr
$11$24

Correctional Officer

Federal Bureau of Prisons

$51,941/yr

Range: $41K - $69K

76 salaries

$51,941/yr
$41K$69K

Correctional Officer - Monthly

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

$3,086/mo

Range: $2K - $4K

76 salaries

$3,086/mo
$2K$4K

Correctional Officer - Hourly

The GEO Group

$15/hr

Range: $11 - $24

71 salaries

$15/hr
$11$24

Correctional Officer

Florida Department of Corrections

$33,628/yr

Range: $29K - $42K

66 salaries

$33,628/yr
$29K$42K

Correctional Officer

US Navy

$47,327/yr

Range: $42K - $56K

52 salaries

$47,327/yr
$42K$56K

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Correctional Officer

Virginia Department of Corrections

$35,020/yr

Range: $30K - $49K

43 salaries

$35,020/yr
$30K$49K

Correctional Officer

NC Department of Public Safety

$33,044/yr

Range: $29K - $76K

39 salaries

$33,044/yr
$29K$76K

Correctional Officer - Hourly

CoreCivic

$17/hr

Range: $12 - $25

36 salaries

$17/hr
$12$25

Correctional Officer

Georgia Department of Corrections

$31,398/yr

Range: $26K - $35K

35 salaries

$31,398/yr
$26K$35K

Correctional Officer

Illinois Department of Corrections

$52,089/yr

Range: $44K - $75K

31 salaries

$52,089/yr
$44K$75K

Correctional Officer

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

$36,792/yr

Range: $33K - $45K

31 salaries

$36,792/yr
$33K$45K

Correctional Officer - Hourly

Indiana Department of Correction

$16/hr

Range: $15 - $17

30 salaries

$16/hr
$15$17

Correctional Officer

NYC Department of Correction

$53,043/yr

Range: $42K - $109K

29 salaries

$53,043/yr
$42K$109K

Correctional Officer - Monthly

Colorado Department of Corrections

$3,633/mo

Range: $3K - $4K

26 salaries

$3,633/mo
$3K$4K

Correctional Officer - Hourly

State of Wisconsin Department of Corrections

$18/hr

Range: $16 - $21

25 salaries

$18/hr
$16$21

Correctional Officer - Hourly

Michigan Department of Corrections

$24/hr

Range: $18 - $29

25 salaries

$24/hr
$18$29

Correctional Officer

New York State Department of Corrections

$58,842/yr

Range: $43K - $78K

25 salaries

$58,842/yr
$43K$78K

Correctional Officer - Hourly

Florida Department of Corrections

$16/hr

Range: $14 - $17

24 salaries

$16/hr
$14$17
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$32,000
per year
A Probation and Parole Officer in the Fayetteville, NC Area area reported making $32,000 per year
Job Highlights
Fayetteville, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$65,780
per year
A Probation Officer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $65,780 per year
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$43,631
per year
A Correctional Officer in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $43,631 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Tucson, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$33,520
per year
A Probation Officer in the San Angelo, TX Area area reported making $33,520 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Angelo, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$42,000
per year
A Juvenile Probation Officer in the Augusta, GA Area area reported making $42,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Augusta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$38,000
per year
A Correctional Officer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $38,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$33,500
per year
A Correctional Officer in the Lakeland, FL Area area reported making $33,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Lakeland, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$42,744
per year
A Correctional Officer in the Greeley, CO Area area reported making $42,744 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Greeley, CO Area area
 
Full-time
Government