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Juvenile Probation Officer Salary

Pay for Juvenile Probation Officers in the United States is very modest at just $36K per year. Compensation ranges from $28K on the lower end to $54K per year on the higher end. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Juvenile Probation Officers making up 52 percent of survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$27,571 - $54,965
(Median)
$28K
$36K
$55K
MEDIAN: $35,622
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90%

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$12.27 - $24.97
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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
$27,571 - $54,965  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,952  
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 - $54,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 177
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.27 - $24.97  
   
Overtime
$10.82 - $48.48  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,952  
   
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 - $54,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. During the first five years of their careers, Juvenile Probation Officers see a median income of $34K. 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 $42K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $55K.

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Experience Affects Juvenile Probation Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 55%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%