Probation Officer or Correctional Treatment Specialists are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing $35K annually; Correctional Officers are next on the list, bringing in close to $29K, followed by Corrections Officers earning around $29K.
Residents of St. Louis, Mo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $33K per year; other top-paying cities include Farmington, Mo. (approximately $33K) and Licking, Mo. ($28K).
Years of Experience
Average pay is $30K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Missouri Department of Corrections folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $29K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $30K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Oral / Verbal Communication among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $29K per year. Folks here also tend to know Security Policies and Procedures; on the survey, a majority of workers named it in their skills portfolios.
At Missouri Department of Corrections, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Missouri Department of Corrections provides an optional 401(k) plan, and close to one-third of workers participate. At Missouri Department of Corrections, half of workers have health insurance, and one-half of workers have dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to paid holiday and sick leave.