Average Prison Warden Salary

$88,833
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$55k
MEDIAN
$89k
90%
$148k

The average salary for a Prison Warden is $88,833

Base Salary
$55k - $148k
Bonus
$2k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$56k - $154k
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What Do Prison Wardens Do?

Prison Warden Tasks
  • Supervise prison operations including public safety, public fund management, and allocation of prison space.
  • Hire and manage guards, janitors, cooks and other prison personnel.
  • Respond to violence.
  • Provide basic needs, health care, education, psychiatric care, entertainment, and rehabilitation opportunities to prisoners.
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Job Satisfaction for Prison Warden

4.4 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Male
82.6%
Female
17.4%
This data is based on 23 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

86%

Dental

76%

Vision

72%

None

14%