Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Senior Corrections Officers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Senior Corrections Officers in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $38K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $38K. On average, Senior Corrections Officers make $45K following one to two decades on the job. Senior Corrections Officers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $46K.