Average Salary for Illinois Department of Corrections Employees

The median income for Illinois Department of Corrections employees is $72K annually. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5
United States (change)

Years of Experience

When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (67 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make approximately $98K per year.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by a majority of workers. Perks cover health insurance for almost all workers and dental coverage for almost all employees. Employees can also look forward to a defined benefit retirement plan, life insurance, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Illinois Department of Corrections


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