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.