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Juvenile Probation Officer Salary

Those pursuing careers as Juvenile Probation Officers in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $36K per year. Pay generally varies between $28K and $55K per year. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Juvenile Probation Officers making up 53 percent of survey respondents. Job satisfaction for Juvenile Probation Officers is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$27,441 - $55,212
(Median)
$27K
$36K
$55K
MEDIAN: $35,870
10%
50%
90%

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$12.30 - $25.31
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,441 - $55,212  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
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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$27,555 - $54,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.30 - $25.31  
   
Overtime
$10.82 - $40.00  
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.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
   
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).
)
$27,555 - $54,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | 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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Juvenile Probation Officers. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $35K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $37K. Juvenile Probation Officers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $42K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $54K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Juvenile Probation Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%