Jailer Salary

The average rate for a Jailer is $12.97 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 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.

$19,727 - $42,973
(Median)
$20K
$28K
$43K
MEDIAN: $28,458
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$9.47 - $17.53
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,727 - $42,973  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $776  
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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$19,887 - $39,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.47 - $17.53  
   
Overtime
$4.97 - $27.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $776  
   
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).
)
$19,887 - $39,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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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 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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