Entry-Level Corrections Officer Salary

An Entry-Level Corrections Officer earns an average wage of $15.42 per hour.

$25,023 - $50,877
$25K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $35,203
10%
50%
90%

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$11.36 - $20.18
$11
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $15.52
10%
50%
90%

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$0$50K
Salary $25,023 - $50,877
Bonus $1,500
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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$25,289 - $49,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 296
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.36 - $20.18
Overtime $15.45 - $35.59
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $1,500
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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$25,289 - $49,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 306

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Corrections Officer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Corrections Officer in Trenton:
"The pay scale is not responsible."
After 15 years of dedicated service, no raise it cost of living increases were offered. New officers make over 10,000 more than we do.

Corrections Officer in Baraga:
"How to handle managment."
Keep records of all your paper work listen and learn ask questions.

Corrections Officer in Albuquerque:
"Look Before You Leap."
Corrections Officers need to be professional, have a strong work ethic and be strong in your own self.

Key Stats for Corrections Officer

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
11%

Skills That Affect Corrections Officer Salaries

National Average
$35,000


Oral / Verbal Communication
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 8%