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Detention Officer Salaries

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1,984 SalariesUpdated Jul 20, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$37,629/yr
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$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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      GEO Group
      $22/hr
      Range: $15 - $34
      16 salaries
      $22/hr
      $15$34
      Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
      $20/hr
      Range: $19 - $21
      14 salaries
      $20/hr
      $19$21
      Harris County Sheriff's Office
      $16/hr
      Range: $15 - $21
      13 salaries
      $16/hr
      $15$21
      Corrections Corporation of America
      $18/hr
      Range: $13 - $31
      9 salaries
      $18/hr
      $13$31
      Tarrant County Sheriff
      $17/hr
      Range: $16 - $18
      7 salaries
      $17/hr
      $16$18
      CoreCivic
      $24/hr
      Range: $13 - $31
      6 salaries
      $24/hr
      $13$31
      Harris County Sheriff's Office
      $34,547/yr
      Range: $32K - $37K
      6 salaries
      $34,547/yr
      $32K$37K

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      Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
      $40,000/yr
      Range: $33K - $42K
      5 salaries
      $40,000/yr
      $33K$42K
      Maricopa County (Arizona)
      $21/hr
      Range: $20 - $30
      4 salaries
      $21/hr
      $20$30
      Management & Training Corp.
      $18/hr
      Range: $17 - $19
      4 salaries
      $18/hr
      $17$19
      Dallas County Sheriff-Texas
      $20/hr
      Range: $17 - $22
      4 salaries
      $20/hr
      $17$22
      Mecklenburg County Sheriff
      $41,828/yr
      Range: $36K - $46K
      4 salaries
      $41,828/yr
      $36K$46K
      Mecklenburg County Sheriff
      $17/hr
      Range: $16 - $19
      4 salaries
      $17/hr
      $16$19
      Harris County
      $35,071/yr
      Range: $35K - $36K
      3 salaries
      $35,071/yr
      $35K$36K
      Dallas County Sheriff-Texas
      $42,600/yr
      Range: $34K - $48K
      3 salaries
      $42,600/yr
      $34K$48K
      Doña Ana County
      $12/hr
      Range: $11 - $17
      3 salaries
      $12/hr
      $11$17
      Denton County Sheriff
      $35,000/yr
      Range: $33K - $36K
      3 salaries
      $35,000/yr
      $33K$36K
      G4S Secure Solutions
      $25/hr
      Range: $18 - $32
      2 salaries
      About
      $18 - $32
      hourly
      $18$32
      Maricopa County (Arizona)
      $41,844/yr
      Range: $39K - $45K
      2 salaries
      About
      $39K - $45K
      $39K$45K
      GEO Group
      $54,500/yr
      Range: $43K - $67K
      2 salaries
      About
      $43K - $67K
      $43K$67K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $31,000
      per year
      A Detention Officer in the Oklahoma City, OK Area area reported making $31,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Oklahoma City, OK Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $39,241
      per year
      A Juvenile Detention Officer in the Buffalo, NY Area area reported making $39,241 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Buffalo, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $3,019
      monthly
      A Correctional Officer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $3,019 per month
      Job Highlights
      Houston, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $16
      hourly
      A Correctional Officer in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $16 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Nashville, TN Area area
      Full-time
       
      Government
      $11
      hourly
      A Correctional Officer in the Lufkin, TX Area area reported making $11 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Lufkin, TX Area area
      Part-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Private
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