The average salary for a Prison Guard is $48,540.
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Pay by Experience Level for Prison Guard
An entry-level Prison Guard with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $30,521 based on 15 salaries. An early career Prison Guard with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,500 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Prison Guard with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Prison Guard with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,370 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,500.
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