Corrections Officer Salary

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The average yearly salary for Corrections Officer is $31,450. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Corrections Officer, you could expect a starting pay rate of $25,900 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $37,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Corrections Officer Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Corrections Officer Salary

$25,160 - $37,740

Starting Yearly Corrections Officer Salary

$20,720 - $31,080

Top Yearly Corrections Officer Salary

$29,600 - $44,400

Monthly Corrections Officer Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Corrections Officer Salary

$2,097 - $3,145

Starting Monthly Corrections Officer Salary

$1,727 - $2,590

Top Monthly Corrections Officer Salary

$2,467 - $3,700

Hourly Corrections Officer Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Corrections Officer Salary

$11 - $17

Starting Hourly Corrections Officer Salary

$9 - $14

Top Hourly Corrections Officer Salary

$13 - $20


Corrections Officer Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Corrections Officer age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Corrections Officer are male in the United States, and 51% of the Corrections Officer are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Corrections Officer


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