When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.89 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boca Raton, Fla.; Conroe, Texas ($19.31), Allentown, Pa. (around $17.07), and Houston, Texas ($16.42) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $11.88) is San Antonio, Texas. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Georgia, where the average salary is approximately $17.98 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $17.47 per hour. The largest fraction of The GEO Group, Inc. people (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $15.25 per hour on average.
Maintenance Supervisors rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $18.91 per hour; Executive Secretaries come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $18.86, while Licensed Practical Nurses and Job Developers rank near the top as well ($18.00 and about $16.78, respectively). Correctional Officers make an average $13.65, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Practical Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $17.00 per hour. The best paid folks at The GEO Group, Inc. have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $21.55 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Microsoft Excel in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $18.00 per hour. Security Policies and Procedures is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in four of The GEO Group, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Oral / Verbal Communication, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
30 percent have paid vacation, and only about one in eight workers can take paid time off for illness. A strong majority of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. A majority of employees can count on health insurance, and a majority of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. The GEO Group, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, life insurance, and 401(a).