Average Salary for Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Employees

Headquartered in Miami, Fla., Florida Department of Juvenile Justice offers a range of employment opportunities in the juvenile probation sector, from Juvenile Probation Officer to Juvenile Detention Officer. The typical salary at Florida Department of Juvenile Justice is $30K per year. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
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[-]Juvenile Probation Officer (4)
$23,389 - $46,426  
[-]Juvenile Probation Officer (4)
Salary$23,661 - $46,271  
Total Pay$23,389 - $46,426  
[+]Juvenile Detention Officer (2)
$20,879 - $35,996  
[+]Juvenile Detention Officer (2)
Salary$20,659 - $37,075  
Total Pay$20,879 - $35,996  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Miami, Florida 

Juvenile Probation

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Years of Experience

The largest fraction of Florida Department of Juvenile Justice people (71 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $31K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Juvenile Probation Officers — their earnings average about $30K. Juvenile Detention Officers are a close second at $27K.

Certifications and Degrees

Florida Department of Juvenile Justice compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $34K per year.

Benefits and Perks

Although the firm compensates more than half of workers for vacation days, it only pays two in five workers for sick time. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of workers, and for a fair portion of workers, dental coverage is too.

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Key Stats for Florida Department of Juvenile Justice


57 %
43 %
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

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