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 Corrections Officer in the facilities support services. Employees of The GEO Group, Inc. bring in an average of $15.46 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $20.63. At The GEO Group, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is where you live — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your role at the company and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on 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 ($20.89 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boca Raton, Fla.; Conroe, Texas ($19.31), Woodridge, Ill. ($15.99), and Adelanto, Calif. (about $15.00) are the next top-paying cities. Lawton, Okla. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $12.48, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Georgia, where pay average out at around $17.98 per hour.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Licensed Practical Nurses, Maintenance Supervisors, Executive Secretaries, and Substance Abuse Counselors; while the first receives the highest median pay at $20.25 per hour, the other salaries come in at around $18.91, $18.86, and about $17.61, 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 ($12.99 on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at The GEO Group, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn approximately $16.14 per hour on average. The largest slice of the The GEO Group, Inc. workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $14.90 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor certainly has its perks — salaries approach $15.51 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at The GEO Group, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $18.36 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Microsoft Excel seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $18.00 per hour. Security Policies and Procedures is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under a third of The GEO Group, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Other top skills include Customer Service, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

The GEO Group, Inc. lets only a quarter of survey participants take paid vacation and only a sixth of workers take sick leave. A fair number of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for a majority of respondents and dental coverage for the larger part of survey participants. The GEO Group, Inc. folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, 401(a), a casual working environment, and stock options.

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Key Stats for The GEO Group, Inc.


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$12 - $18
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$12 - $19
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
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