Probation Officer Salary (United States)

A Probation Officer earns an average salary of $37,607 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Writing Procedures & Documentation 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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$28,542 - $62,027
(Median)
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48K
62K
MEDIAN: $37,606
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Probation Officer Total Pay (?
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$11.85 - $25.20
(Median)
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18
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25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,542 - $62,027  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,965  
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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$27,100 - $60,529  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 450
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.85 - $25.20  
   
Overtime
$7.80 - $40.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,965  
   
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).
)
$27,100 - $60,529  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 450
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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 51%
Experienced
up arrow 27%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$38,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Probation Officer Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 26%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%
Counseling
up arrow 10%
Filing Court Documents
up arrow 8%
National Average
$38,000
Case Management
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

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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
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%
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