Average Salary for Oklahoma Department of Corrections Employees

The median income for Oklahoma Department of Corrections employees is $33K annually. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Oklahoma Department of Corrections
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[-]Correctional Officer (4)
$19,277 - $42,573  
[-]Correctional Officer (4)
Salary$18,603 - $45,957  
Total Pay$19,277 - $42,573  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Years of Experience

Average pay is typically $52K for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections workforce (38 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns approximately $26K per year.


Correctional Officers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $24K.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $26K for First Aid Administrators; non-accredited workers make much less. Salaries typically rise to around $24K annually for accredited Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Security Policies and Procedures; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $25K.

Benefits and Perks

Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Nearly all workers receive health insurance, and the greater part of workers get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance.

Key Stats for Oklahoma Department of Corrections


38 %
63 %
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

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