Average Salary for Missouri Department of Corrections Employees

The average employee at Missouri Department of Corrections takes home $30K per year. At Missouri Department of Corrections, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your job title — it impacts salary more than anything else — though geography and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Earning around $35K annually on average, Probation Officer or Correctional Treatment Specialists receive the most money, followed by Correctional Officers ($29K) and Corrections Officers ($29K).


Residents of St. Louis, Mo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $33K per year; other top-paying cities include Farmington, Mo. (about $33K) and Licking, Mo. ($28K).

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $30K annually. Overall, the greater share of Missouri Department of Corrections folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $29K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists receive bigger paychecks ($30K annually) than those without credentials.


When it comes to skills, Oral / Verbal Communication seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $29K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Missouri Department of Corrections is Security Policies and Procedures; the larger part of employees use it for work.


Missouri 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

A 401(k) program is available, and close to one-third of workers use it to save for retirement. A fair number of respondents report having health insurance, and half of workers report having dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include paid holiday and sick leave.

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