Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Probation Officer is $22.93
What Do Probation Officers Do?
Probation officers are key members of the criminal justice system who help criminal offenders to avoid further misdeeds. They also help to maintain public safety and ensure that individuals who pose a danger to others are kept within the prison system. They work with both the courts and sentencing judges, as well as standard law enforcement officers and the accused or convicted suspects.
In most court systems, a primary duty of probation officers is to conduct thorough investigations of …Read more