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Detention Officer Salaries

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1,984 SalariesUpdated Apr 24, 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 Detention Officer make?

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

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      GEO Group
      $23/hr
      Range: $16 - $34
      15 salaries
      $23
      $16$34
      Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
      $20/hr
      Range: $19 - $21
      14 salaries
      $20
      $19$21
      Harris County Sheriff's Office
      $17/hr
      Range: $15 - $21
      13 salaries
      $17
      $15$21
      Corrections Corporation of America
      $20/hr
      Range: $13 - $31
      9 salaries
      $20
      $13$31
      Tarrant County Sheriff
      $17/hr
      Range: $16 - $18
      7 salaries
      $17
      $16$18
      Harris County Sheriff's Office
      $35,059/yr
      Range: $34K - $37K
      5 salaries
      $35,059
      $34K$37K
      Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
      $38,962/yr
      Range: $33K - $42K
      5 salaries
      $38,962
      $33K$42K

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      Maricopa County (Arizona)
      $23/hr
      Range: $20 - $30
      4 salaries
      $23
      $20$30
      Management & Training Corp.
      $18/hr
      Range: $17 - $19
      4 salaries
      $18
      $17$19
      Mecklenburg County Sheriff
      $41,515/yr
      Range: $36K - $46K
      4 salaries
      $41,515
      $36K$46K
      Mecklenburg County Sheriff
      $17/hr
      Range: $16 - $19
      4 salaries
      $17
      $16$19
      Harris County
      $35,357/yr
      Range: $35K - $36K
      3 salaries
      $35,357
      $35K$36K
      CoreCivic
      $21/hr
      Range: $13 - $31
      3 salaries
      $21
      $13$31
      Dallas County Sheriff-Texas
      $21/hr
      Range: $19 - $22
      3 salaries
      $21
      $19$22
      Dallas County Sheriff-Texas
      $41,461/yr
      Range: $34K - $48K
      3 salaries
      $41,461
      $34K$48K
      Doña Ana County
      $13/hr
      Range: $11 - $17
      3 salaries
      $13
      $11$17
      G4S Secure Solutions
      $25/hr
      Range: $18 - $32
      2 salaries
      About
      $18 - $32
      hourly
      $18$32
      GEO Group
      $54,629/yr
      Range: $43K - $68K
      2 salaries
      About
      $43K - $68K
      $43K$68K
      Fulton County (Georgia)
      $40,387/yr
      Range: $38K - $42K
      2 salaries
      About
      $38K - $42K
      $38K$42K
      Anne Arundel County
      $46,208/yr
      Range: $39K - $54K
      2 salaries
      About
      $39K - $54K
      $39K$54K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $32,000
      per year
      A Juvenile Detention Officer in the Columbus, GA Area area reported making $32,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Columbus, GA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $18
      hourly
      A Correctional Officer in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $18 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Milwaukee, WI Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Government
      $34,790
      per year
      A Juvenile Detention Officer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $34,790 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Detroit, MI Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Government
      $15
      hourly
      A Correctional Officer in the Boise, ID Area area reported making $15 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Boise, ID Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Private
      $17
      hourly
      A Correctional Officer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $17 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Phoenix, AZ Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Government
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