Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $64K annually on average. The largest fraction of Illinois Department of Corrections people (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $88K per year on average.
Correctional Officers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $61K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than First Aid Administrators, who make around $61K per year. Illinois Department of Corrections provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) — these employees rake in about $64K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Security Policies and Procedures; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $58K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Illinois Department of Corrections is Oral / Verbal Communication, with one in three considering it a key competency.
Illinois Department of Corrections' employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all employees receive health insurance, and the vast majority of employees get dental coverage. Illinois Department of Corrections employees also enjoy perks such as a defined benefit retirement plan.