Correctional Officer with Oral / Verbal Communication Skills Salary

A Correctional Officer with Oral / Verbal Communication skills earns an average salary of $36,500 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$26,044 - $64,809
$26K
$36K
$65K
MEDIAN: $36,500
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50%
90%

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$11.19 - $22.58
$11
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$26,044 - $64,809  
   
Bonus
$1,300  
Total Pay (?
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$25,963 - $59,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 301
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.19 - $22.58  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.21  
Overtime
$16.35 - $41.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,300  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,963 - $59,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 255

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Pay by Experience Level for Correctional Officer

Pay by Experience for a Correctional Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Correctional Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 304 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Correctional Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 162 salaries. An experienced Correctional Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 125 salaries. A Correctional Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 43 salaries.

Key Stats for Correctional Officer

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Correctional Officer Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

▲12%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 12%