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Average Salary for Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Employees

Based in Miami, Fla.,juvenile probation player Florida Department of Juvenile Justice offers many employment opportunities, including Juvenile Probation Officer and Juvenile Detention Officer positions. An average Florida Department of Juvenile Justice employee can expect to make $31K per year. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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 about $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 $31K per year — though Juvenile Detention Officers also do fairly well at $27K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science (MS), Forensic Psychology; Florida Department of Juvenile Justice awards $30K to these degree-holders.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-half of workers enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most respondents, and the larger part of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well.

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Key Stats for Florida Department of Juvenile Justice


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