Correctional Officer / Jailer Salary

The average wage for a Correctional Officer / Jailer is $16.01 per hour.
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$25,926 - $70,636
$26K
$36K
$71K
MEDIAN: $36,061
10%
50%
90%

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$11.20 - $26.25
$11
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.77
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50%
90%

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$0$70K
Salary $25,926 - $70,636
Bonus $0.00
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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$25,559 - $63,317
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 108
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $11.20 - $26.25
Overtime $6.77 - $39.54
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $0.00
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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$25,559 - $63,317
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 133

Job Description for Correctional Officer / Jailer

Correctional officers/jailers work in correctional facilities and prisons to oversee individuals who have been arrested or sentenced to serve time in prison.

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Correctional Officer / Jailer Tasks

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

Correctional Officer / Jailer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Correctional Officer / Jailer

Pay by Experience for a Correctional Officer / Jailer has a positive trend. An entry-level Correctional Officer / Jailer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 114 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Correctional Officer / Jailer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Correctional Officer / Jailer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 52 salaries. A Correctional Officer / Jailer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 25 salaries.

Key Stats for Correctional Officer / Jailer

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Correctional Officer / Jailer Salaries

Late-Career
▲71%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 9%