The average salary for a Senior Corrections Officer is $40,298 per year.
Senior Corrections Officer Total Pay (?
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$29,082 - $69,775
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MEDIAN: $40,298
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Senior Corrections Officer Total Pay (?
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$13.66 - $30.94
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,082 - $69,775  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
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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$29,091 - $69,277  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 203
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.66 - $30.94  
   
Overtime
$20.48 - $47.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
   
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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$29,091 - $69,277  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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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.
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 37%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 22%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 21 votes.
Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
19%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 8%
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