A little under three-quarters of Managers of Correctional Officers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $32K to $74K per year, and the average comes out to $44K per year. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The vast majority of Managers of Correctional Officers (81 percent) survey respondents are men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Read More
$31,722 - $75,544
$32K
$44K
$76K
MEDIAN: $43,963
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$15.47 - $28.83
$15
$23
$29
MEDIAN: $22.65
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,722 - $75,544  
   
Bonus
$1,120  
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).
)
$31,953 - $73,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.47 - $28.83  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $61.16  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,120  
   
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).
)
$31,953 - $73,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Correctional Officers

  • Manage and coordinate staff schedules, tasks, and assignments.
  • Write and file regular reports.
  • Assess, investigate and mediate problems within or allegations against staff members.
  • Train, evaluate and discipline staff members.

First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Correctional Officers Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Correctional Officers


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Texas Department of Criminal Justice offers the most; Managers of Correctional Officers earn $46K on average there.

Pay by Experience Level for First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Correctional Officers

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $40K. It's worth noting that people with five to 10 years of experience report bringing in less at around $39K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $47K in this role. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $51K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Correctional Officers Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Correctional Officers?

First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Correctional Officers in Columbus:
"Stressful, Increased Workload, Inadequate Support Staff,"
Pros: The people, the students, free lunch daily, the tuition benefit for my daughter, insurance benefits, athletic events, The Buckeyes.
Cons: Supervising people who I did not select to be support staff who are indequate, unproductive, dishonest, narcisstic, entitled, and lazy.

First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Correctional Officers in Leakesville:
"Pay Evaluation."
Pros: The people I work with are genuine and most take their job seriously.
Cons: The people I work for tend to be less educated and trust their employees very little.

Key Stats for First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Correctional Officers

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
047
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
23%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Correctional Officers Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 11%
ADVERTISEMENT