$82,051
Avg. Salary
$70.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,000

Bonus

$15,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Prison Warden is $70.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Prison Warden is $82,051 per year.

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MEDIAN $70.00
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$140k
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MEDIAN $82,051
$53,160 - $140,121
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MEDIAN: $82,051
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$0$145K
Salary $53,160 - $140,121
Bonus $993 - $50,335
Profit Sharing $15,000
Total Pay (?
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$52,414 - $145,838
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 117

Job Description for Prison Warden

Prison wardens are typically the top correctional officers within prisons. They are often regarded as administrative officials within their organizations, and while the position generally offers a set schedule, it should be noted that many work extended hours, including overnight, weekend, and holiday shifts.

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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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Prison Warden Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Prison Warden?

Prison Warden in Kansas City:
"Custody, care, safety and security is the mission."
Pros: 1. People focused. 2. Fast pace, never one day is the same. 3. Stable and secure. 4. Public servant. 5. Extremely separate skill set from other jobs. Experience counts.
Cons: 1. Stress. 2. Constant communication. 3. Job is never done.

Key Stats for Prison Warden

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
59%

Experience Affects Prison Warden Salaries

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$86,000

Experienced
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
59%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 2%