A Probation Officer earns an average salary of $37,565 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Writing Procedures & Documentation, Filing Court Documents, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Counseling. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Probation Officer Total Pay (?
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$28,039 - $61,384
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61K
MEDIAN: $37,564
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Probation Officer Total Pay (?
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$11.84 - $24.94
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,039 - $61,384  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,928  
Total Pay (?
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$26,578 - $60,023  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 356
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $24.94  
   
Overtime
$7.57 - $41.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,928  
   
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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$26,578 - $60,023  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 356
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Pay by Experience Level for Probation Officer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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Phoenix
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Pittsburgh
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Cleveland
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National Average
$38,000
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Experience Affects Probation Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 55%
Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$38,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Probation Officer Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 27%
Filing Court Documents
up arrow 15%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 13%
Counseling
up arrow 11%
National Average
$38,000
Case Management
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 77 votes.
Gender
Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%
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