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Correctional Officer Salaries

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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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      AlliedBarton
      $21,966/yr
      Range: $20K - $27K
      126 salaries
      $21,966/yr
      $20K$27K
      Corrections Corporation of America
      $14/hr
      Range: $10 - $22
      75 salaries
      $14/hr
      $10$22
      GEO Group
      $14/hr
      Range: $11 - $23
      63 salaries
      $14/hr
      $11$23
      Federal Bureau of Prisons
      $48,906/yr
      Range: $39K - $65K
      56 salaries
      $48,906/yr
      $39K$65K
      US Navy
      $44,364/yr
      Range: $40K - $52K
      52 salaries
      $44,364/yr
      $40K$52K
      Texas Department of Criminal Justice
      $3,019/mo
      Range: $2K - $4K
      49 salaries
      $3,019/mo
      $2K$4K
      Florida Department of Corrections
      $31,771/yr
      Range: $28K - $40K
      44 salaries
      $31,771/yr
      $28K$40K

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      NC Department of Public Safety
      $31,019/yr
      Range: $28K - $40K
      31 salaries
      $31,019/yr
      $28K$40K
      Virginia Department of Corrections
      $33,000/yr
      Range: $28K - $37K
      31 salaries
      $33,000/yr
      $28K$37K
      Georgia Department of Corrections
      $29,138/yr
      Range: $24K - $35K
      27 salaries
      $29,138/yr
      $24K$35K
      Illinois Department of Corrections
      $50,000/yr
      Range: $41K - $68K
      27 salaries
      $50,000/yr
      $41K$68K
      Indiana Department of Correction
      $16/hr
      Range: $14 - $18
      23 salaries
      $16/hr
      $14$18
      Florida Department of Corrections
      $15/hr
      Range: $14 - $17
      22 salaries
      $15/hr
      $14$17
      CoreCivic
      $16/hr
      Range: $13 - $24
      22 salaries
      $16/hr
      $13$24
      Arizona Department of Corrections
      $35,000/yr
      Range: $31K - $45K
      22 salaries
      $35,000/yr
      $31K$45K
      NYC Department of Correction
      $46,250/yr
      Range: $40K - $101K
      22 salaries
      $46,250/yr
      $40K$101K
      Michigan Department of Corrections
      $24/hr
      Range: $17 - $27
      21 salaries
      $24/hr
      $17$27
      South Carolina Department of Corrections - Columbia, South Carolina
      $29,985/yr
      Range: $26K - $33K
      20 salaries
      $29,985/yr
      $26K$33K
      Texas Department of Criminal Justice
      $36,000/yr
      Range: $30K - $43K
      18 salaries
      $36,000/yr
      $30K$43K
      Colorado Department of Corrections
      $3,417/mo
      Range: $3K - $4K
      17 salaries
      $3,417/mo
      $3K$4K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $24
      hourly
      A Correctional Officer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $24 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
       
      Full-time
      Government
      $23
      hourly
      A Correctional Officer in the Cleveland, OH Area area reported making $23 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Cleveland, OH Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Government
      $10
      hourly
      A Correctional Officer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $10 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Houston, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Private
      $10
      hourly
      A Correctional Officer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $10 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Houston, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $85,000
      per year
      A Correctional Officer in the Altoona, PA Area area reported making $85,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Altoona, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Government
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