Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $30K per year. Overall, the greater share of Missouri Department of Corrections folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average about $29K annually.
Probation Officers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $32K per year; Corrections Officers come in second with median earnings amounting to $30K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
First Aid Administrators receive bigger paychecks (approximately $30K per year) than those without credentials. Missouri Department of Corrections compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at around $35K annually.
When it comes to skills, Case Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $35K per year. A garden variety skill at Missouri Department of Corrections is Security Policies and Procedures; over a third of Missouri Department of Corrections' people use it regularly.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (a third of respondents) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Roughly one-half participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most survey participants, and half report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are paid holiday and sick leave.