Probation Officer Salary (United States)

A Probation Officer earns an average salary of $37,611 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Counseling and Oral / Verbal Communication. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Probation Officer Total Pay (?
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$28,303 - $60,996
(Median)
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48K
61K
MEDIAN: $37,611
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Probation Officer Total Pay (?
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$11.90 - $25.31
(Median)
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25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,303 - $60,996  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,959  
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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$26,996 - $59,709  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 480
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.90 - $25.31  
   
Overtime
$9.79 - $34.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,959  
   
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).
)
$26,996 - $59,709  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 480
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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
up arrow 28%
Minneapolis
up arrow 21%
Pittsburgh
up arrow 20%
Cleveland
up arrow 7%
National Average
$38,000
Houston
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Experience Affects Probation Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%
Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$38,000

Skills That Affect Probation Officer Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 13%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%
Filing Court Documents
up arrow 7%
National Average
$38,000
Case Management
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 8%
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