Juvenile Probation Officer Salary

Juvenile Probation Officers in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $36K annually. Compensation ranges from $28K on the lower end to $57K per year on the higher end. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Men make up a slight majority of Juvenile Probation Officers (52 percent) who responded to the survey. For the most part, Juvenile Probation Officers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$27,705 - $56,769

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$12.25 - $26.29

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,705 - $56,769  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
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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$27,672 - $56,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 175
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $26.29  
   
Overtime
$10.64 - $40.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
   
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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$27,672 - $56,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Juvenile Probation Officer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Juvenile Probation Officers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. During the first five years of their careers, Juvenile Probation Officers see a median income of $35K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $37K. Juvenile Probation Officers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $44K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $52K.

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Experience Affects Juvenile Probation Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%
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