A Corrections Officer with Security Policies and Procedures skills earns an average wage of $16.42 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$28,153 - $67,605
$28K
$37K
$68K
MEDIAN: $36,515
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90%

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$12.92 - $24.69
$13
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.42
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,153 - $67,605  
   
Bonus
$1,529  
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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$28,366 - $61,793  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.92 - $24.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.35  
Overtime
$18.46 - $45.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,529  
   
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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$28,366 - $61,793  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 180

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Pay by Experience Level for Corrections Officer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Corrections Officer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
044
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Corrections Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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