A Prison Officer earns an average salary of £22,190 per year.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Prison Officer Total Pay (?
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£16,692 - £30,244
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MEDIAN: £22,189
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£16,692 - £30,244  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£17,617 - £30,149  
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Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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Prison Officer Advice

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Prison Officer in Winchester:
Don't join the government are cutting back so much the job is now getting very dangerous.

Experience Affects Prison Officer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
₤22,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%
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Gender
Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 13% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 84%
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