Prison Officer Salary

A Prison Officer earns an average salary of £21,052 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£16,243 - £29,641
(Median)
£16K
£21K
£30K
MEDIAN: £21,052
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Salary
£16,243 - £29,641  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,281  
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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£16,293 - £29,663  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 260
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Pay by Experience Level for Prison Officer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Prison Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
₤21,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 78%
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