Juvenile Probation Officer Salary (United States)

58 percent of Juvenile Probation Officers report fewer than five years in the field, making for a fairly junior workforce. The group as a whole takes home roughly $35,552 per year on average. Compensation starts at $27,235 and can reach $53,439 per year. A solid majority enjoy medical while most get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Male Juvenile Probation Officers are just a bit more common than females ones, with males workers composing 52 percent of the field. Work is enjoyable for Juvenile Probation Officers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Juvenile Probation Officer Salary (?
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$27,218 - $54,043
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MEDIAN: $35,241
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Juvenile Probation Officer Salary (?
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$12.39 - $25.12
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,218 - $54,043  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,952  
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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$27,235 - $53,439  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.39 - $25.12  
   
Overtime
$11.95 - $45.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,952  
   
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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$27,235 - $53,439  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Pay by Experience Level for Juvenile Probation Officer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Juvenile Probation Officers generally obtain higher salaries for more plentiful past experience. Starting at $34K, salaries for Juvenile Probation Officers new to the field show little growth early on, reaching just $37K after five to 10 years. Compensation is $42K after 10 to 20 years. Pay continues to grow for Juvenile Probation Officers after two decades on the job, and average earnings come to $53K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 14 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 15 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work—of those who took the survey, a majority land within it.

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Experience Affects Juvenile Probation Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%
Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$36,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
48%
female alumni
 
Male
52%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%
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