$36,987
Avg. Salary
$16.39
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Correctional Officer / Jailer is $16.39 per hour.

The average pay for a Correctional Officer / Jailer is $36,987 per year.

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$11.02
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$16.39
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$25.12
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MEDIAN $16.39
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$26k
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$37k
50%
$70k
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MEDIAN $36,987
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MEDIAN: $36,987
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$0$70K
Salary $26,234 - $70,321
Bonus $1,020
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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$25,352 - $64,730
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 183
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $11.02 - $25.12
Overtime $12.44 - $40.51
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $1,020
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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$25,352 - $64,730
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 208

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.

Correctional Officer / Jailer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Correctional Officer / Jailer?

Correctional Officer / Jailer in Lawrenceburg:
"Bad."
Pros: Close to home
Cons: Bad city

Key Stats for Correctional Officer / Jailer

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
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
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 10%