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Average Hourly Rate for The GEO Group, Inc. Employees

The GEO Group, Inc. is a facilities support services firm headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla. that hires for Correctional Officer positions, Corrections Officer roles, and more. The average pay for The GEO Group, Inc. employees is $15.33 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $21.90. Though your job title and how long you've been working do impact pay, your city 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 (13)
$11.96 - $19.39  
[-]Correctional Officer (13)
Hourly Rate$11.96 - $19.39  
[+]Corrections Officer (4)
$10.52 - $22.53  
[+]Corrections Officer (4)
Hourly Rate$10.52 - $22.53  
[+]Case Manager (4)
$10.30 - $21.85  
[+]Case Manager (4)
Hourly Rate$10.30 - $21.85  
[+]Maintenance Supervisor (2)
$12.80 - $29.01  
[+]Maintenance Supervisor (2)
Hourly Rate$12.80 - $29.01  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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About This Company

Boca Raton, Florida 33487


Facilities Support Services

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $20.00 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boca Raton, Fla.; Conroe, Texas (about $19.31), Woodridge, Ill. (approximately $15.99), and South Bay, Fla. ($14.60) are the next top-paying cities. At $12.48, Lawton, Okla. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the firm, employees working in Georgia take home the most — $17.98 per hour on average.


Maintenance Supervisors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $18.91 per hour — though Corrections Officers, Correctional Officers, and Case Managers also do fairly well at around $14.61, $13.98, and $12.99, respectively.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $14.76 per hour. The largest slice of the The GEO Group, Inc. workforce (38 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $15.20 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $15.51 per hour for Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselors; non-accredited workers make much less. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; The GEO Group, Inc. awards around $18.36 to these degree-holders.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Counseling; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $18.00 per hour. Security Policies and Procedures is regularly seen around here; close to one-third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Case Management.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 22 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. To plan for old age, most survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A fair number of respondents can count on health insurance, and a majority of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, stock options, 401(a), and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for The GEO Group, Inc.


59 %
41 %
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 22 votes.
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