First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Correctional Officers Salary

Managers of Correctional Officers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up a little under three-quarters of Managers of Correctional Officers. Pay fluctuates from $31K to $78K per year, but expected earnings average $42K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,553 - $78,776

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$16.51 - $34.49

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$30,553 - $78,776  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
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$31,351 - $78,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$16.51 - $34.49  
   
Overtime
$21.00 - $63.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$31,351 - $78,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | 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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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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $41K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $41K. For Managers of Correctional Officers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $42K. Managers of Correctional Officers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $60K.

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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 38%

National Average
$43,000

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 4%
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