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Entry-Level Correctional Officer Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Correctional Officer earns an average salary of $31,497 per year.
Entry-Level Correctional Officer Salary (?
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$23,726 - $46,710
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $31,497
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Entry-Level Correctional Officer Salary (?
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$10.20 - $20.17
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,726 - $46,710  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,001  
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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$23,521 - $46,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 457
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.20 - $20.17  
   
Overtime
$13.37 - $30.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,001  
   
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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$23,521 - $46,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 328
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70%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%