Average Hourly Rate for The GEO Group, Inc. Employees

Based in Boca Raton, Fla.,facilities support services player The GEO Group, Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Correctional Officer and Corrections Officer positions. The GEO Group, Inc. workers report earning an average of $15.69 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $18.74. At The GEO Group, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is where you live — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and what you do at the company each factor into the equation as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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), Allentown, Pa. (around $17.07), and Houston, Texas ($16.42) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $11.88) is San Antonio, Texas. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Georgia, where the average salary is approximately $17.98 per hour.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $17.47 per hour. The largest fraction of The GEO Group, Inc. people (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $15.25 per hour on average.


Maintenance Supervisors rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $18.91 per hour; Executive Secretaries come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $18.86, while Licensed Practical Nurses and Job Developers rank near the top as well ($18.00 and about $16.78, respectively). Correctional Officers make an average $13.65, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Practical Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $17.00 per hour. The best paid folks at The GEO Group, Inc. have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $21.55 per hour.


In this position, it pays to have Microsoft Excel in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $18.00 per hour. Security Policies and Procedures is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in four of The GEO Group, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Oral / Verbal Communication, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

30 percent have paid vacation, and only about one in eight workers can take paid time off for illness. A strong majority of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. A majority of employees can count on health insurance, and a majority of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. The GEO Group, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, life insurance, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for The GEO Group, Inc.


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46 %
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$12 - $19
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$12 - $20
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 16 votes.

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