Prison Officer Salary (United Kingdom)

A Prison Officer earns an average salary of £21,832 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. 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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£16,240 - £29,932
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MEDIAN: £21,831
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National Salary Data

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£16,240 - £29,932  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,265  
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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£16,343 - £29,884  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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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 27%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
₤22,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 10% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 84%
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