A Corrections Officer with Security Policies and Procedures skills earns an average wage of $16.38 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$27,830 - $64,359
(Median)
$28K
$36K
$64K
MEDIAN: $35,727
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$12.57 - $24.78
(Median)
$13
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,830 - $64,359  
   
Bonus
$1,498  
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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$27,793 - $59,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.57 - $24.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.35  
Overtime
$17.76 - $42.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$1,498  
   
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).
)
$27,793 - $59,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 178
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Experience Affects Corrections Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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