Average Hourly Rate for The GEO Group, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., The GEO Group, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the facilities support services, from Correctional Officer to Corrections Officer. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $19.95), people who work for The GEO Group, Inc. earn a median wage of $15.46 per hour. Your city primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and your experience level are also reported as secondary influences on salary at The GEO Group, Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Boca Raton, Florida 33487


Facilities Support Services

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $20.00 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boca Raton, Fla.; Conroe, Texas ($19.31), Adelanto, Calif. (about $15.00), and Jena, La. ($13.64) are the next top-paying cities. At $11.88, San Antonio, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Georgia pays The GEO Group, Inc. the most — around $17.98 per hour on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Licensed Practical Nurses, Maintenance Supervisors, Substance Abuse Counselors, and Corrections Officers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $20.25 per hour, the other salaries come in at around $18.91, $17.61, and about $15.14, respectively. Earning only $12.99 on average, Case Managers make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $15.60 per hour. The largest fraction of The GEO Group, Inc. people (39 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $15.12 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $15.51 per hour for Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselors; non-accredited workers make much less. The GEO Group, Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning $20.11 on average.


Employees who count Microsoft Excel among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $16.98 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at The GEO Group, Inc. is Security Policies and Procedures, with just under a third considering it a key competency. Many workers usually know Oral / Verbal Communication, Customer Service, and Counseling as well.

Benefits and Perks

The GEO Group, Inc. lets only 23 percent take paid vacation and only one in six respondents take sick leave. To plan for old age, a solid majority of respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. For the larger part of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at The GEO Group, Inc. are 401(a), tuition reimbursement, stock options, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for The GEO Group, Inc.


58 %
42 %
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$12 - $18
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$11 - $19
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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