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First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Correctional Officers Salary

With between two-thirds and three-fourths of Managers of Correctional Officers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Managers of Correctional Officers is $43K per year and can range from $32K on the lower end to $81K per year near the higher end. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Managers of Correctional Officers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,115 - $82,790
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$31K
$43K
$83K
MEDIAN: $42,675
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$16.51 - $34.49
(Median)
$17
$24
$34
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$31,115 - $82,790  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
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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$31,790 - $80,821  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$16.51 - $34.49  
   
Overtime
$23.27 - $64.93  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
   
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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$31,790 - $80,821  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Correctional Officers

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

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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.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

National Average
$45,000

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 5%