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Average Salary for Missouri Department of Corrections Employees

A salary of $33K per year is the going rate at Missouri Department of Corrections. Geography is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at Missouri Department of Corrections; your experience level has a (lesser) effect as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Missouri Department of Corrections typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Missouri Department of Corrections
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Parole Officer (3)
$24,459 - $52,282  
[-]Parole Officer (3)
Salary$28,066 - $59,225  
Total Pay$24,459 - $52,282  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
United States (change)

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Missouri Department of Corrections for between five and ten years haul in $33K on average. By and large, the biggest segment of Missouri Department of Corrections' workforce (45 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and take home $34K annually.


Residents of Farmington pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $34K per year; other top-paying cities include Jefferson City (around $34K) and St. Joseph (approximately $27K).


The highest paychecks go to Parole Officers, who earn about $32K.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at Missouri Department of Corrections have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $34K 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. Security Policies and Procedures also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly one in five of employees surveyed report using it at work.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Missouri Department of Corrections; the company rewards only 38 percent with paid vacation time and only one in four workers with sick leave. With an eye toward the future, Missouri Department of Corrections offers several choices in retirement planning such as a defined benefit retirement plan and a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a fair portion of workers also include dental insurance. Privileges also include a defined benefit retirement plan and life insurance.

Key Stats

50 %
50 %
$28,956 - $36,992
$28,805 - $33,566
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
$32,928 - $36,174

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