corrections officer Salaries

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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Corrections Officer

AlliedBarton

$23,339/yr

Range: $21K - $29K

127 salaries

$23,339/yr
$21K$29K

Corrections Officer - Monthly

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

$3,063/mo

Range: $2K - $4K

82 salaries

$3,063/mo
$2K$4K

Corrections Officer - Hourly

Corrections Corporation of America

$15/hr

Range: $11 - $24

77 salaries

$15/hr
$11$24

Corrections Officer

Federal Bureau of Prisons

$51,708/yr

Range: $41K - $69K

76 salaries

$51,708/yr
$41K$69K

Corrections Officer - Hourly

The GEO Group

$15/hr

Range: $11 - $24

71 salaries

$15/hr
$11$24

Corrections Officer

Florida Department of Corrections

$33,486/yr

Range: $29K - $42K

67 salaries

$33,486/yr
$29K$42K

Corrections Officer

US Navy

$47,115/yr

Range: $42K - $56K

52 salaries

$47,115/yr
$42K$56K

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Corrections Officer

NC Department of Public Safety

$32,560/yr

Range: $28K - $76K

44 salaries

$32,560/yr
$28K$76K

Corrections Officer

Virginia Department of Corrections

$34,907/yr

Range: $30K - $49K

44 salaries

$34,907/yr
$30K$49K

Corrections Officer

Georgia Department of Corrections

$30,669/yr

Range: $26K - $35K

40 salaries

$30,669/yr
$26K$35K

Corrections Officer - Hourly

CoreCivic

$17/hr

Range: $12 - $25

37 salaries

$17/hr
$12$25

Corrections Officer

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

$36,628/yr

Range: $33K - $45K

31 salaries

$36,628/yr
$33K$45K

Corrections Officer

Illinois Department of Corrections

$51,855/yr

Range: $44K - $75K

31 salaries

$51,855/yr
$44K$75K

Corrections Officer - Monthly

Colorado Department of Corrections

$3,598/mo

Range: $3K - $4K

30 salaries

$3,598/mo
$3K$4K

Corrections Officer

Missouri Department of Corrections

$30,798/yr

Range: $27K - $35K

30 salaries

$30,798/yr
$27K$35K

Corrections Officer - Hourly

Indiana Department of Correction

$16/hr

Range: $15 - $17

30 salaries

$16/hr
$15$17

Corrections Officer

NYC Department of Correction

$52,805/yr

Range: $42K - $109K

29 salaries

$52,805/yr
$42K$109K

Corrections Officer - Hourly

State of Wisconsin Department of Corrections

$17/hr

Range: $16 - $21

28 salaries

$17/hr
$16$21

Corrections Officer

New York State Department of Corrections

$56,562/yr

Range: $43K - $74K

25 salaries

$56,562/yr
$43K$74K

Corrections Officer - Hourly

Michigan Department of Corrections

$24/hr

Range: $18 - $29

25 salaries

$24/hr
$18$29
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$46,000
per year
A Certified Correctional Officer in the Colorado Springs, CO Area area reported making $46,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Colorado Springs, CO Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$15
hourly
A Correctional Officer in the New Orleans, LA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New Orleans, LA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$2,156
monthly
A Juvenile Detention Officer in the Pensacola, FL Area area reported making $2,156 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Pensacola, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$3,019
monthly
A Correctional Officer in the College Station, TX Area area reported making $3,019 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
College Station, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$52,000
per year
A Probation Officer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $52,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$16
hourly
A Juvenile Detention Officer in the Fremont, OH Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Fremont, OH Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$34,595
per year
A Correctional Counselor in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $34,595 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
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