Jailer Salary

The average rate for a Jailer is $12.85 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$22,647 - $35,876
$23K
$30K
$36K
MEDIAN: $30,398
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90%

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$8.81 - $19.58
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$13
$20
MEDIAN: $12.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,647 - $35,876  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,994 - $42,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.81 - $19.58  
   
Overtime
$12.31 - $32.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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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$19,994 - $42,419  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Job Description for Jailer

  • Maintain security of the jail or institution.
  • Supervise prisoners and maintain security, rules, regulations and cleanliness in correctional facility.
  • Responsible for transporting or moving prisoners.
  • Receive and secure prisoners until their release.

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Key Stats for Jailer

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Jailer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 7%