Corrections Officers Salary

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The average yearly salary for Corrections Officers is $32,300. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Corrections Officers, you could expect a starting pay rate of $26,600 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 $38,000 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 Officers Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Corrections Officers Salary

$25,840 - $38,760

Starting Yearly Corrections Officers Salary

$21,280 - $31,920

Top Yearly Corrections Officers Salary

$30,400 - $45,600

Monthly Corrections Officers Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Corrections Officers Salary

$2,153 - $3,230

Starting Monthly Corrections Officers Salary

$1,773 - $2,660

Top Monthly Corrections Officers Salary

$2,533 - $3,800

Hourly Corrections Officers Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Corrections Officers Salary

$12 - $17

Starting Hourly Corrections Officers Salary

$10 - $14

Top Hourly Corrections Officers Salary

$14 - $20


Corrections Officers 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 Officers age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Corrections Officers are male in the United States, and 51% of the Corrections Officers are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Corrections Officers


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