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. 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. The most important factor affecting pay for The GEO Group, Inc. employees is your city, though your job title and your experience level play a role as well. The data for this overview comes from 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 ($20.00 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boca Raton, Fla.; Conroe, Texas (around $19.31), Adelanto, Calif. ($15.00), and Jena, La. (approximately $13.64) are the next top-paying cities. San Antonio, Texas is near the bottom for pay at $11.88. By state, The GEO Group, Inc. pays its Georgia employees the most; the pay rate there is about $17.98 per hour.


Licensed Practical Nurses represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $20.25 per hour — though Maintenance Supervisors, Substance Abuse Counselors, and Corrections Officers also do fairly well at approximately $18.91, $17.61, and $15.14, respectively. Case Managers at The GEO Group, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $12.99 on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $15.60 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, about $15.12 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 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; The GEO Group, Inc. awards $20.11 to these degree-holders.


Employees who count Microsoft Excel among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $16.98 per hour. Security Policies and Procedures also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; slightly less than a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to know Oral / Verbal Communication, Customer Service, and Counseling.

Benefits and Perks

23 percent have paid vacation, and only about one in six employees can take paid time off for illness. A strong majority of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). The larger part of respondents receive health insurance, and a majority of respondents get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to 401(a), tuition reimbursement, stock options, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for The GEO Group, Inc.


58 %
42 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $18
Hourly Rate
$11 - $19

Job Satisfaction

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

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