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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 more than two-thirds of Managers of Correctional Officers. Pay fluctuates from $32K to $78K per year, but expected earnings average $42K annually. Though the majority of Managers of Correctional Officers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,774 - $79,507
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$80K
MEDIAN: $42,193
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90%

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$16.59 - $33.79
(Median)
$17
$23
$34
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$30,774 - $79,507  
   
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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$31,673 - $78,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$16.59 - $33.79  
   
Overtime
$23.84 - $63.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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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$31,673 - $78,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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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 $40K. Managers of Correctional Officers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $43K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $59K on average.

First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Correctional Officers Reviews

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 34%

National Average
$44,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 4%
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