Average Parole Officer Salary

$42,573
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$1,444
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The average salary for a Parole Officer is $42,573.
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$33k
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$43k
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$77k
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What Do Parole Officers Do?

Parole Officer Tasks
  • Conduct pre-sentence investigations.
  • Makes recommendations for rehabilitation, treatment plans, conditions of probation, the need for incarceration, and appropriate level.
  • Complete investigations with cooperation from other criminal justices agencies.
  • Make placement recommendations concerning offenders sentenced to the Department of Corrections.

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What Are Popular Skills for Parole Officers?

Skills in Problem Solving are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Risk Management, Writing Procedures & Documentation, Oral / Verbal Communication and Case Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Parole Officers?

An entry-level Parole Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,864 based on 17 salaries. An early career Parole Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,735 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Parole Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,468 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Parole Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,993 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,000.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Parole Officer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 64.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baltimore, Maryland (15.4% more) and Denver, Colorado (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 175 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.7%
Early Career
31.4%
Mid Career
17.7%
Experienced
22.3%
Late Career
18.9%