Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $35K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $34K. Senior Corrections Officers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $49K. Senior Corrections Officers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $62K.