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Average Hourly Rate for The GEO Group, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, The GEO Group, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the facilities support services industry, from Correctional Officer to Case Manager. The GEO Group, Inc. workers can expect to make an average of $15.63 per hour, with overtime compensation amounting to $22.29. Your city is the biggest factor affecting pay for The GEO Group, Inc. workers, followed by your job title and how long you've been working. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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 (8)
$10.22 - $22.52  
[-]Correctional Officer (8)
Hourly Rate$10.22 - $22.52  
[+]Corrections Officer (4)
$10.21 - $23.76  
[+]Corrections Officer (4)
Hourly Rate$10.21 - $23.76  
[+]Case Manager (4)
$10.63 - $20.92  
[+]Case Manager (4)
Hourly Rate$10.63 - $20.92  
[+]Executive Secretary (2)
$11.74 - $23.45  
[+]Executive Secretary (2)
Hourly Rate$11.74 - $23.45  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
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: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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The GEO Group, Inc. Details

Boca Raton, Florida 33487


Facilities Support Services

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Median pay is highest in the company's headquarter city of Boca Raton (around $20.89 per hour), followed by Conroe ($19.31), Woodridge (approximately $15.99), and Columbus ($15.51). High paychecks are not found in Columbia; in fact, at about $12.75 it is one of the worst-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Georgia, where pay average out at $19.81 per hour.


The highest paychecks go to Maintenance Supervisors, who earn around $18.91, closely trailed by Human Resources Assistants ($17.09), Case Managers (approximately $14.93), and Corrections Officers ($14.87). At about $14.03, Correctional Officers are among the lowest paid at The GEO Group, Inc.

Years of Experience

Those who stay for at least five years earn noticeably more; average pay at that point reach $15.02. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $15.63 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor s have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $15.51. Salaries typically rise to $15.07 per hour for accredited Certified Corrections Officer s. Regarding pay and education, The GEO Group, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $17.74.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Counseling; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $20.00. One of the more prevalent skills at The GEO Group, Inc. is Security Policies and Procedures, with just over one in five considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Case Management, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

The GEO Group, Inc. lets only a third of workers take paid vacation and only a fifth of workers take sick leave. A solid majority of workers save for retirement through The GEO Group, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. At The GEO Group, Inc., a majority of workers have health insurance, and more than half of workers have dental coverage. Other privileges include stock options, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Key Stats

57 %
43 %
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
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

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