Average Experienced Probation Officer Salary

$48,432
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$600
Bonus
$550
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Probation Officer is $48,432.
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$36k
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$48k
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$81k
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MEDIAN $48,432
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Salary
$36k - $81k
Bonus
$225 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $550
Total Pay
$36k - $80k

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Job Description for Probation Officer

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Probation Officer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Probation Officer
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
Case Manager
Juvenile Probation Officer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Probation Officer

Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication and Risk Management / Risk Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Counseling, Filing Court Documents and Case Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Probation Officer

An entry-level Probation Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $37,569 based on 117 salaries. An early career Probation Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,684 based on 442 salaries. A mid-career Probation Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,244 based on 170 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,626.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Probation Officer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 78.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (23.7% less) and Houston, Texas (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 874 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.4%
Early Career
50.6%
Mid Career
19.5%
Late Career
16.6%