Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Correctional Counselors generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $31K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $34K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Correctional Counselors make a median salary of $44K. Correctional Counselors who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $64K.