Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Correctional Counselors. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $31K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $35K. For Correctional Counselors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $43K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $64K on average.