Jailer Salary (United States)

A Jailer earns an average wage of $12.25 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Jailer Salary (?
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$17,311 - $43,286
(Median)
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43K
MEDIAN: $28,011
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Jailer Salary (?
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$8.54 - $18.07
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$17,311 - $43,286  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
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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$18,107 - $40,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$8.54 - $18.07  
   
Overtime
$4.12 - $58.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
   
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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$18,107 - $40,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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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

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 15%