Prison Warden Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Prison Warden is $67,529 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Prison Warden Total Pay (?
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$46,876 - $114,681
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National Salary Data

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$46,876 - $114,681  
   
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$0.00 - $5,817  
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$47,604 - $113,750  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Job Description for Prison Warden

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

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Experience Affects Prison Warden Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$69,000

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Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 12%
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