Prison Guard Salary

A Prison Guard earns an average salary of $39,920 per year.

$23,059 - $58,234
(Median)
$23K
$40K
$58K
MEDIAN: $39,919
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50%
90%

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$11.75 - $22.96
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,059 - $58,234  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
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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$24,225 - $52,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $22.96  
   
Overtime
$27.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
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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$24,225 - $52,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Prison Guard Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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