Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Correctional Counselors. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $32K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $38K on average. Correctional Counselors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $43K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $64K.