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 $39K annually. The majority of Juvenile Probation Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Juvenile Probation Officers (54 percent) survey respondents. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$28,767 - $56,217
$29K
$39K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,237
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$14.36 - $27.65
$14
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $19.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,767 - $56,217  
   
Bonus
$1,586  
Total Pay (?
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$29,147 - $56,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.36 - $27.65  
   
Overtime
$32.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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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$29,147 - $56,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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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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Juvenile Probation Officers' salaries tend to stay somewhat constant even when they advance into higher-level positions like Probation Officer. On average, Probation Officers get paid about the same as Juvenile Probation Officers do.

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Pay by Experience Level for Juvenile Probation Officer

Pay by Experience for a Juvenile Probation Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Juvenile Probation Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 83 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Juvenile Probation Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Juvenile Probation Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 63 salaries. A Juvenile Probation Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 15 salaries.

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Key Stats for Juvenile Probation Officer

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Juvenile Probation Officer Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

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
▼2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 6%
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