Entry-Level Corrections Officer Salary

An Entry-Level Corrections Officer earns an average wage of $15.42 per hour.

$25,054 - $49,275
$25K
$34K
$49K
MEDIAN: $33,719
10%
50%
90%

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$11.40 - $19.75
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.42
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,054 - $49,275  
   
Bonus
$153.19 - $4,894  
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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$25,313 - $47,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 283
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.40 - $19.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.35  
Overtime
$14.90 - $31.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$153.19 - $4,894  
   
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).
)
$25,313 - $47,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 318

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Key Stats for Corrections Officer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Corrections Officer Salaries


Oral / Verbal Communication
▼0%

National Average
$34,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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