Entry-Level Correctional Officer Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Correctional Officer earns an average salary of $31,117 per year.
Entry-Level Correctional Officer Total Pay (?
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$23,808 - $46,515
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MEDIAN: $31,117
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Entry-Level Correctional Officer Total Pay (?
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$10.25 - $20.12
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,808 - $46,515  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $990  
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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$23,598 - $46,891  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 763
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.25 - $20.12  
   
Overtime
$13.61 - $30.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $990  
   
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).
)
$23,598 - $46,891  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 763
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