The average rate for a Jailer is $13.11 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.

$22,368 - $36,486
(Median)
$22K
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$36K
MEDIAN: $30,397
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$8.87 - $19.00
(Median)
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$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$22,368 - $36,486  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,068 - $40,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.87 - $19.00  
   
Overtime
$12.12 - $28.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
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$20,068 - $40,846  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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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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Experience Affects Jailer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$29,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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