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Average Salary for Missouri Department of Corrections Employees

An average Missouri Department of Corrections employee can expect to make $30K per year. Missouri Department of Corrections paychecks are largely negotiated based on your experience level, though where you live is also considered. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $30K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $29K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Missouri Department of Corrections employees (33 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $35K annually on average.


The highest paychecks go to Corrections Officers, who earn $30K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than First Aid Administrators, who make $30K annually. Missouri Department of Corrections provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $35K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Case Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $35K annually. Security Policies and Procedures is a popular skill among Missouri Department of Corrections workers, with close to one-half of those surveyed reporting using it on the job.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just two-fifths of survey participants. Missouri Department of Corrections sponsors a 401(k) program, and a majority of employees use this option to save for their retirement. Missouri Department of Corrections provides health insurance to a fair number of respondents, and the larger part of respondents do receive dental coverage.

Key Stats for Missouri Department of Corrections


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80 %
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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