Managers of Correctional Officers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent between two-thirds and three-fourths of Managers of Correctional Officers. Salaries average out to around $43K per year and spread from $32K to $75K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Managers of Correctional Officers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,112 - $76,522
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$31K
$43K
$77K
MEDIAN: $43,252
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$15.62 - $28.73
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$16
$23
$29
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,112 - $76,522  
   
Bonus
$1,120  
Total Pay (?
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$31,550 - $75,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.62 - $28.73  
   
Overtime
$11.25 - $59.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$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).
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$31,550 - $75,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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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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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.


For many Managers of Correctional Officers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. During the first five years of their careers, Managers of Correctional Officers see a median income of $40K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $40K. For Managers of Correctional Officers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $48K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $51K.

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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.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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