Average Hourly Rate for The GEO Group, Inc. Employees

Boca Raton, Fla.-based The GEO Group, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Correctional Officer to Case Manager in the facilities support services industry. The GEO Group, Inc. workers earn an average of $15.56 per hour normally and $22.66 during overtime hours. Though your job title and how long you've been working do impact pay, where you live is the primary influence on employee salary at The GEO Group, Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

The GEO Group, Inc. typically pays:
below market

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Employer: The GEO Group, Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Correctional Officer (11)
$11.15 - $19.73  
[-]Correctional Officer (11)
Hourly Rate$11.15 - $19.73  
[+]Case Manager (5)
$10.57 - $20.41  
[+]Case Manager (5)
Hourly Rate$10.57 - $20.41  
[+]Corrections Officer (4)
$10.18 - $25.22  
[+]Corrections Officer (4)
Hourly Rate$10.18 - $25.22  
[+]Human Resources (HR) Assistant (2)
$12.10 - $21.75  
[+]Human Resources (HR) Assistant (2)
Hourly Rate$12.10 - $21.75  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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About This Company

Boca Raton, Florida 33487


Facilities Support Services

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Median pay is highest in Conroe (around $19.31 per hour), followed by Woodridge ($15.99), Columbus (about $15.51), and Jena ($15.20). Expected earnings are below average (approximately $12.75) in Columbia, one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Texas, where the average salary is $18.36 per hour.


Typically, Maintenance Supervisors are the best paid with salaries hovering at approximately $18.91; Human Resources Assistants, Case Managers, and Corrections Officers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $17.09, $14.93, and around $14.87, respectively. Correctional Officers make about $13.75, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $15.02. The greater proportion of employees (41 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home about $15.45 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselors are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $15.51. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Corrections Officer is rewarded at $15.07 per hour. The GEO Group, Inc. compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at approximately $17.74 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Counseling among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $20.00. It's pretty common to find people here who know Security Policies and Procedures; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Case Management, Customer Service, and Oral / Verbal Communication.

Benefits and Perks

A third of workers have paid vacation, and only about a fifth of workers can take paid time off for illness. A strong majority of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of workers also include dental insurance. Perks also include stock options, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Key Stats for The GEO Group, Inc.


58 %
42 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $19
Hourly Rate
$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 21 votes.

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