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Correctional Officer Salaries

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1,984 SalariesUpdated Jan 18, 2018
Average Base Pay
$37,629/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$28K
Low
$38K
Average
$55K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$862
Range$200 - $7,966
How much does a Correctional Officer make?

The national average salary for a Correctional Officer is $37,629 in United States. Filter by location to see Correctional Officer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,984 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Correctional Officer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      AlliedBarton
      $22,246/yr
      Range: $20K - $27K
      126 salaries
      $22,246/yr
      $20K$27K
      Corrections Corporation of America
      $15/hr
      Range: $10 - $22
      70 salaries
      $15/hr
      $10$22
      US Navy
      $45,074/yr
      Range: $40K - $52K
      51 salaries
      $45,074/yr
      $40K$52K
      GEO Group
      $15/hr
      Range: $11 - $22
      46 salaries
      $15/hr
      $11$22
      Federal Bureau of Prisons
      $47,159/yr
      Range: $39K - $60K
      41 salaries
      $47,159/yr
      $39K$60K
      Florida Department of Corrections
      $32,099/yr
      Range: $28K - $38K
      38 salaries
      $32,099/yr
      $28K$38K
      Texas Department of Criminal Justice
      $2,726/mo
      Range: $2K - $3K
      33 salaries
      $2,726/mo
      $2K$3K

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      NC Department of Public Safety
      $30,795/yr
      Range: $28K - $33K
      24 salaries
      $30,795/yr
      $28K$33K
      Georgia Department of Corrections
      $28,793/yr
      Range: $24K - $34K
      23 salaries
      $28,793/yr
      $24K$34K
      Illinois Department of Corrections
      $54,533/yr
      Range: $40K - $75K
      20 salaries
      $54,533/yr
      $40K$75K
      Virginia Department of Corrections
      $32,205/yr
      Range: $28K - $38K
      19 salaries
      $32,205/yr
      $28K$38K
      South Carolina Department of Corrections - Columbia, South Carolina
      $29,226/yr
      Range: $26K - $33K
      18 salaries
      $29,226/yr
      $26K$33K
      Indiana Department of Correction
      $15/hr
      Range: $14 - $18
      18 salaries
      $15/hr
      $14$18
      Florida Department of Corrections
      $15/hr
      Range: $14 - $17
      17 salaries
      $15/hr
      $14$17
      NYC Department of Correction
      $56,645/yr
      Range: $38K - $108K
      17 salaries
      $56,645/yr
      $38K$108K
      State of Washington
      $42,741/yr
      Range: $40K - $46K
      16 salaries
      $42,741/yr
      $40K$46K
      Arizona Department of Corrections
      $36,386/yr
      Range: $30K - $54K
      16 salaries
      $36,386/yr
      $30K$54K
      Michigan Department of Corrections
      $22/hr
      Range: $17 - $27
      16 salaries
      $22/hr
      $17$27
      CCA International
      $16/hr
      Range: $10 - $32
      15 salaries
      $16/hr
      $10$32
      Texas Department of Criminal Justice
      $35,551/yr
      Range: $30K - $42K
      13 salaries
      $35,551/yr
      $30K$42K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $18
      hourly
      A Correctional Officer in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $18 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Salt Lake City, UT Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $29,000
      per year
      A Juvenile Detention Officer in the Savannah, GA Area area reported making $29,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Savannah, GA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $39,930
      per year
      A Certified Correctional Officer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $39,930 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Government
      $28
      hourly
      A Correctional Officer in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $28 per hour
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Las Vegas, NV Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $14
      hourly
      A Detention Officer in the Tulsa, OK Area area reported making $14 per hour
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Tulsa, OK Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Government
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