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Detention Officer Salaries

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1,984 SalariesUpdated Feb 16, 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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      Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
      $20/hr
      Range: $19 - $21
      14 salaries
      $20
      $19$21
      GEO Group
      $23/hr
      Range: $16 - $34
      13 salaries
      $23
      $16$34
      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
      GEO Group
      $55,135/yr
      Range: $42K - $67K
      2 salaries
      About
      $42K - $67K
      $42K$67K
      Fulton County (Georgia)
      $40,807/yr
      Range: $39K - $43K
      2 salaries
      About
      $39K - $43K
      $39K$43K
      Anne Arundel County
      $46,730/yr
      Range: $39K - $54K
      2 salaries
      About
      $39K - $54K
      $39K$54K
      Tarrant County
      $16/hr
      Range: $14 - $17
      2 salaries
      About
      $14 - $17
      hourly
      $14$17

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $13
      hourly
      A Juvenile Detention Officer in the Florence, SC Area area reported making $13 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Florence, SC Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Government
      $65,000
      per year
      A Correctional Officer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $39,093
      per year
      A Correctional Officer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $39,093 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Government
      $36,000
      per year
      A Juvenile Detention Officer in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $36,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Kansas City, MO Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $61,068
      per year
      A Correctional Officer in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $61,068 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
       
      Full-time
      Government
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