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Average Salary for Illinois Department of Corrections Employees

Illinois Department of Corrections employees bring home $61K annually on average. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Illinois Department of Corrections
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[-]Correctional Officer (2)
$31,666 - $70,013  
[-]Correctional Officer (2)
Salary$29,870 - $61,936  
Total Pay$31,666 - $70,013  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Years of Experience

The largest fraction of Illinois Department of Corrections people (60 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn $84K per year on average.

Benefits and Perks

Although the firm compensates the larger part of employees for sick days, it only pays two-fifths of workers for vacation time. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of respondents, and the vast majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Illinois Department of Corrections


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