Prison Guard Salary

A Prison Guard earns an average salary of $44,970 per year.

$25,025 - $60,585
$25K
$47K
$61K
MEDIAN: $46,604
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50%
90%

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$8.00 - $21.50
$8
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.21
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90%

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$0$60K
Salary $25,025 - $60,585
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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$21,433 - $58,595
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $8.00 - $21.50
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$58K
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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$21,433 - $58,595
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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Prison Guard Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Prison Guard

Pay by Experience for a Prison Guard has a positive trend. An entry-level Prison Guard with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Prison Guard with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Prison Guard which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 10 salaries. A Prison Guard with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Prison Guard

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Prison Guard Salaries

Experienced
▲37%

Late-Career
▲36%

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 17%
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