Prison Warden Salary

The average salary for a Prison Warden is $83,047 per year.

$56,602 - $138,966
$57K
$82K
$140K
MEDIAN: $81,859
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Salary $56,602 - $138,966
Bonus $11,000
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$55,282 - $141,914
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

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Job Description for Prison Warden

Prison wardens are typically the top correctional officers within prisons. They are often regarded as administrative officials within their organizations, and while the position generally offers a set schedule, it should be noted that many work extended hours, including overnight, weekend, and holiday shifts.

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Prison Warden Tasks

  • Supervise prison operations including public safety, public fund management, and allocation of prison space.
  • Hire and manage guards, janitors, cooks and other prison personnel.
  • Respond to violence.
  • Provide basic needs, health care, education, psychiatric care, entertainment, and rehabilitation opportunities to prisoners.

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Q: What is it like working as a Prison Warden?

Prison Warden in Kansas City:
"Custody, care, safety and security is the mission."
Pros: 1. People focused. 2. Fast pace, never one day is the same. 3. Stable and secure. 4. Public servant. 5. Extremely separate skill set from other jobs. Experience counts.
Cons: 1. Stress. 2. Constant communication. 3. Job is never done.

Key Stats for Prison Warden

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
59%
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Experience Affects Prison Warden Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$83,000

Experienced
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
59%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None:
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