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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 10 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$17,618 - $43,056
(Median)
$18K
$28K
$43K
MEDIAN: $28,251
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90%

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$9.42 - $17.22
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$17,618 - $43,056  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $983  
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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$19,391 - $39,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.42 - $17.22  
   
Overtime
$4.70 - $27.82  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $983  
   
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).
)
$19,391 - $39,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Job Description for Jailer

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

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Experience Affects Jailer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 11%
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