Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Correctional Counselors, more experience generally translates to higher pay. 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 $34K. Correctional Counselors see a median salary of $44K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $64K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.