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Average Salary for Missouri Department of Corrections Employees

Compensation for Missouri Department of Corrections employees is around $30K annually on average. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, geography is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at Missouri Department of Corrections. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Missouri Department of Corrections
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[-]Corrections Officer (2)
$21,367 - $46,986  
[-]Corrections Officer (2)
Salary$21,925 - $50,677  
Total Pay$21,367 - $46,986  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Years of Experience

Average pay is $29K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $30K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make around $35K per year on average.


The highest average salaries go to Corrections Officers who bring in close to $30K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $30K per year for First Aid Administrators, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Regarding salaries and education, Missouri Department of Corrections pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — about $35K.


In this position, it pays to have Case Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $35K annually. A garden variety skill at Missouri Department of Corrections is Security Policies and Procedures; approximately one-half of Missouri Department of Corrections' people use it regularly.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just two in five workers. The larger part of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Missouri Department of Corrections provides health insurance to a strong majority of survey participants, and the larger part of workers 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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