Detention 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 Detention Officer make?

The national average salary for a Detention Officer is $36,495 in United States. Filter by location to see Detention Officer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,349 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Detention Officer employees.

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Detention Officer - Hourly

The GEO Group

$22/hr

Range: $16 - $32

19 salaries

$22/hr
$16$32

Detention Officer - Hourly

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

$21/hr

Range: $19 - $22

19 salaries

$21/hr
$19$22

Detention Officer - Hourly

Harris County Sheriff's Office

$18/hr

Range: $16 - $23

15 salaries

$18/hr
$16$23

Detention Officer - Hourly

Corrections Corporation of America

$20/hr

Range: $15 - $33

10 salaries

$20/hr
$15$33

Detention Officer - Hourly

CoreCivic

$30/hr

Range: $20 - $33

10 salaries

$30/hr
$20$33

Detention Officer

Collin County Sheriff

$38,634/yr

Range: $38K - $54K

9 salaries

$38,634/yr
$38K$54K

Detention Officer

Harris County Sheriff's Office

$36,818/yr

Range: $35K - $40K

7 salaries

$36,818/yr
$35K$40K

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Detention Officer - Hourly

Tarrant County Sheriff

$18/hr

Range: $17 - $19

7 salaries

$18/hr
$17$19

Detention Officer - Hourly

Maricopa County (Arizona)

$21/hr

Range: $21 - $32

5 salaries

$21/hr
$21$32

Detention Officer - Hourly

Management & Training Corp.

$18/hr

Range: $18 - $20

5 salaries

$18/hr
$18$20

Detention Officer

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

$42,256/yr

Range: $35K - $44K

5 salaries

$42,256/yr
$35K$44K

Detention Officer

Dallas County Sheriff-Texas

$43,224/yr

Range: $36K - $51K

5 salaries

$43,224/yr
$36K$51K

Detention Officer - Hourly

Dallas County Sheriff-Texas

$21/hr

Range: $17 - $26

5 salaries

$21/hr
$17$26

Detention Officer - Hourly

Mecklenburg County Sheriff

$19/hr

Range: $17 - $20

5 salaries

$19/hr
$17$20

Detention Officer

Harris County, Texas

$37,646/yr

Range: $37K - $40K

4 salaries

$37,646/yr
$37K$40K

Detention Officer - Hourly

Doña Ana County

$13/hr

Range: $12 - $18

4 salaries

$13/hr
$12$18

Detention Officer

Mecklenburg County Sheriff

$45,277/yr

Range: $39K - $50K

4 salaries

$45,277/yr
$39K$50K

Detention Officer

The GEO Group

$61,348/yr

Range: $47K - $70K

3 salaries

$61,348/yr
$47K$70K

Detention Officer - Hourly

Tarrant County

$17/hr

Range: $16 - $20

3 salaries

$17/hr
$16$20

Detention Officer - Hourly

Bering Straits Native Corporation

$24/hr

Range: $15 - $24

3 salaries

$24/hr
$15$24
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Recent Salary Reports

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$3,019
monthly
A Correctional Officer in the Jacksonville, TX Area area reported making $3,019 per month
Job Highlights
Jacksonville, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$78,000
per year
A Correctional Officer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $78,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$67,000
per year
A Certified Correctional Officer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $67,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$16
hourly
A Certified Correctional Officer in the Lake Havasu City, AZ Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Lake Havasu City, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$4,500
monthly
An Adult Probation Officer in the Cheyenne, WY Area area reported making $4,500 per month
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Cheyenne, WY Area area
 
Full-time
Government
$32,000
per year
A Probation and Parole Officer in the Fayetteville, NC Area area reported making $32,000 per year
Job Highlights
Fayetteville, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$65,780
per year
A Probation Officer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $65,780 per year
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$43,631
per year
A Correctional Officer in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $43,631 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Tucson, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$33,520
per year
A Probation Officer in the San Angelo, TX Area area reported making $33,520 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Angelo, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
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