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Average Salary for Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Employees

Miami, Fla.-based Florida Department of Juvenile Justice hires for positions ranging from Juvenile Probation Officer to Juvenile Detention Officer in the juvenile probation. The average employee at Florida Department of Juvenile Justice takes home $30K per year. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
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[-]Juvenile Probation Officer (3)
$24,832 - $41,001  
[-]Juvenile Probation Officer (3)
Salary$24,924 - $40,462  
Total Pay$24,832 - $41,001  
[+]Juvenile Detention Officer (2)
$20,924 - $35,975  
[+]Juvenile Detention Officer (2)
Salary$20,498 - $37,518  
Total Pay$20,924 - $35,975  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Miami, Florida 

Juvenile Probation

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Years of Experience

When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (71 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $31K annually on average.


Juvenile Probation Officers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $30K per year — though Juvenile Detention Officers also do fairly well at $27K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Florida Department of Juvenile Justice awards approximately $34K to these degree-holders.

Benefits and Perks

Although the firm compensates the larger part of workers for vacation days, it only pays two-fifths of respondents for sick time. Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a fair number of employees get dental coverage.

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Key Stats for Florida Department of Juvenile Justice


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