Those pursuing careers as Juvenile Probation Officers in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $39K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Women Juvenile Probation Officers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Men make up a slight majority of Juvenile Probation Officers (50 percent) who responded to the survey. The majority of Juvenile Probation Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$28,870 - $57,042
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$57K
MEDIAN: $39,259
10%
50%
90%

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$13.91 - $27.12
(Median)
$14
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,870 - $57,042  
   
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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$28,941 - $57,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $27.12  
   
Overtime
$24.75  
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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$28,941 - $57,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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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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As Juvenile Probation Officers transition into upper-level roles like Probation Officers, it's possible that they won't see a change in salary. Probation Officers earn the same amount as Juvenile Probation Officers 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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $34K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $42K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $45K in this role. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $43K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Juvenile Probation Officer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Juvenile Probation Officer Salaries

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 7%

National Average
$39,000

Case Management
up arrow 10%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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