Prison Guard Salary

A Prison Guard earns an average salary of $39,612 per year.

$22,938 - $58,724

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$9.70 - $24.73

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$22,938 - $58,724  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $250.00  
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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$23,270 - $57,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $24.73  
   
Overtime
$21.49 - $30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $250.00  
   
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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$23,270 - $57,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Experience Affects Prison Guard Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 19%
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