A Prison Officer earns an average salary of £21,743 per year.

£17,160 - £29,819
£17K
£22K
£30K
MEDIAN: £21,743
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90%

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£7.10 - £14.79
£7
£8
£15
MEDIAN: £8.60
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£17,160 - £29,819  
   
Bonus
£1,952  
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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£16,851 - £29,820  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£8£16£24
Hourly Rate
£7.10 - £14.79  
   
Overtime
£8.34 - £21.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Bonus
£1,952  
   
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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£16,851 - £29,820  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Prison Officer

Pay by Experience for a Prison Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Prison Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 110 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Prison Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Prison Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 41 salaries. A Prison Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 29 salaries.

Key Stats for Prison Officer

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Prison Officer Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

Late-Career
▲32%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
₤22,000

▼7%

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 75%