Juvenile Probation Officer Salary

Juvenile Probation Officers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $40K annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Juvenile Probation Officers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$29,013 - $56,488
$29K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,617
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90%

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$14.25 - $27.08
$14
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,013 - $56,488  
   
Bonus
$1,586  
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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$29,249 - $56,721  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.25 - $27.08  
   
Overtime
$27.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,586  
   
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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$29,249 - $56,721  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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Job Description for Juvenile Probation Officer

A juvenile probation officer is a person who is sometimes referred to as a juvenile correctional treatment specialist. This person will work with adolescents who have committed criminal acts and have subsequently been put on probation. This sentence is instead of, or after, being put into a juvenile delinquent center.

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Common Career Paths for Juvenile Probation Officer


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As Juvenile Probation Officers make advancements in their career path, their salaries may not change right away. For example, the higher-level Probation Officer position pays around the same amount as the Juvenile Probation Officer job on average.

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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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $35K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $42K. Juvenile Probation Officers see a median salary of $45K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Key Stats for Juvenile Probation Officer

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Juvenile Probation Officer Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Juvenile Probation Officer Salaries

Filing Court Documents
▲6%

National Average
$40,000

Case Management
▼11%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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