Senior Corrections Officer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Corrections Officer is $42,447 per year.
Senior Corrections Officer Salary (?
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$29,579 - $72,538
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,447
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Senior Corrections Officer Salary (?
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$13.63 - $31.44
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,579 - $72,538  
   
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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$29,657 - $72,076  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.63 - $31.44  
   
Overtime
$18.90 - $49.00  
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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$29,657 - $72,076  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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 12%
National Average
$46,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

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Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 9%
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