A Correctional Officer earns an average wage of C$30.32 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$48,423 - C$77,584
C$48K
C$64K
C$78K
MEDIAN: C$63,563
10%
50%
90%
C$22.25 - C$33.78
C$22
C$29
C$34
MEDIAN: C$29.33
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$77K
Salary C$48,423 - C$77,584
Bonus C$2,875
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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C$48,153 - C$73,428
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 73
Hourly Data C$0C$61
Hourly Rate C$22.25 - C$33.78
Overtime C$32.16 - C$61.71
Annual Data C$0C$73K
Bonus C$2,875
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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C$48,153 - C$73,428
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

Job Description for Correctional Officer

A correctional officer works at a prison, jail, or similar institution. They are responsible for maintaining the safety and control of all persons remanded to the custody of the facility. The help ensure and enforce all procedures and regulations as required by the jurisdiction and management.

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Correctional Officer Tasks

  • Maintain security of the jail or institution.
  • Supervise prisoners and maintain security, rules, regulations and cleanliness in correctional facility.
  • Responsible for transporting or moving prisoners.
  • Receive and secure prisoners until their release.

Correctional Officer Pay By Employer

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Pay by Experience Level for Correctional Officer

Pay by Experience for a Correctional Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Correctional Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$56,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Correctional Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$67,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Correctional Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$69,000 based on 24 salaries. A Correctional Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$69,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$63,182

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Correctional Officer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Correctional Officer Salaries

▲10%

▲9%

▲6%

National Average
C$63,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
no benefits
None: 2%