Senior Corrections Officer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Corrections Officer is $40,629 per year.
Senior Corrections Officer Total Pay (?
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$29,193 - $70,307
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,629
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Senior Corrections Officer Total Pay (?
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$13.66 - $31.35
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,193 - $70,307  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
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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$29,316 - $70,613  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.66 - $31.35  
   
Overtime
$18.66 - $48.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
   
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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$29,316 - $70,613  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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Job Description for Senior Corrections Officer

  • Respond to incidents and complete required paperwork afterward.
  • Supervise head counts and safety of inmates and guards.
  • Supervise correctional officers during shifts, providing training and mentoring.
  • Document activities, head counts, and other information.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Corrections Officer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Senior Corrections Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$46,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 9%
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