Average Correctional Counselor Salary

$42,753
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$700
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The average salary for a Correctional Counselor is $42,753.
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$28k
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$43k
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$73k
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What Do Correctional Counselors Do?

Correctional Counselor Tasks
  • Plan and coordinate inmate services and programs.
  • Ensure inmates' rights are protected and required services are provided.
  • Write and submit regular reports.
  • Conduct or ensure regularly scheduled interviews with inmates.

Job Satisfaction for Correctional Counselor

4.2 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Correctional Counselors?

Skills in Counseling, Case Management, Security Policies and Procedures, Data Entry and Group Therapy are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Correctional Counselors?

An entry-level Correctional Counselor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $33,739 based on 8 salaries. An early career Correctional Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,521 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Correctional Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Correctional Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,549 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,457.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 117 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.8%
Early Career
35.9%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
27.4%
Late Career
12.0%