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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. Employees of The GEO Group, Inc. bring in an average of $15.45 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $21.90. The most important factor affecting pay for The GEO Group, Inc. employees is where you live, though your role at the company and your experience level play a role as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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The GEO Group, Inc. typically pays:
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Boca Raton, Florida 33487


Facilities Support Services

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.00 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boca Raton, Fla.; Conroe, Texas (approximately $19.31), Woodridge, Ill. ($15.99), and South Bay, Fla. (about $14.60) are the next top-paying cities. At $12.75, Columbia, S.C. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to around $18.36 per hour.


Maintenance Supervisors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $18.91 per hour; Substance Abuse Counselors, Corrections Officers, and Correctional Officers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $17.61, approximately $14.87, and $14.22, respectively. The GEO Group, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Case Managers ($12.99 on average).

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $15.02 per hour. The largest slice of the The GEO Group, Inc. workforce (39 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $15.48 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselors, who make around $15.51 per hour. The best paid folks at The GEO Group, Inc. have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $18.36 per hour.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Microsoft Excel; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $16.98 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Security Policies and Procedures; just under a third 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 fifth of survey participants have paid vacation, and only about one-seventh of survey participants can take paid time off for illness. A solid majority of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). The GEO Group, Inc. provides health insurance to the larger part of workers, and a majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Some other perks are a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, 401(a), and stock options.

Key Stats for The GEO Group, Inc.


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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
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