When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($27.85 per hour) can be spotted in Laredo, Texas; Bakersfield, Calif. ($18.50), Allentown, Pa. (approximately $17.07), and Lawrenceville, Va. (around $16.80) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $10.58) is Milton, Fla. By state, The GEO Group, Inc. pays its Arizona employees the most; the pay rate there is $15.73 per hour.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $16.07 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (48 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $14.47 per hour on average.
Earning $15.38 per hour on average, Substance Abuse Counselors receive the most money, followed by Correctional Officers ($14.15), Corrections Officers (around $14.07), and Case Managers (about $14.00). Financial compensation for Medical Records Clerks is rather low — on average only $10.50 — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Practical Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $17.00 per hour. The best paid folks at The GEO Group, Inc. have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA), earning approximately $18.61 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Microsoft Office among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $16.78 per hour. A common skill in The GEO Group, Inc.'s work force is Oral / Verbal Communication; one in four of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Security Policies and Procedures, Customer Service, and Case Management.
Benefits and Perks
Only 38 percent at The GEO Group, Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just 7 percent can take sick leave. The GEO Group, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and the larger part of survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. A strong majority of employees report having health insurance, and a majority of employees report having dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and 401(a).