What is the salary of a Correctional Officer?

The average salary of a Correctional Officer in United States is $44,350. Salaries start from around $26,740 and go up to $71,720. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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$71,720
Starting ($26.7k)
Junior ($31.6k)
Experienced ($39.6k)
Senior ($55.4k)
Highest ($71.7k)
Highest

The top 10% of Correctional Officers in United States earn:

$71,720
Senior

The top 25% of Correctional Officers in United States earn:

$55,380
Experienced

The middle 50% of Correctional Officers in United States earn:

$39,550
Junior

The bottom 25% of Correctional Officers in United States earn:

$31,620
Starting

The bottom 10% of Correctional Officers in United States earn:

$26,740

Historical salary

Correctional Officer salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Alabama 34,400 32
Alaska 57,600 7
Arizona 39,600 26
Arkansas 32,100 43
California 67,300 2
Colorado 47,300 16
Connecticut 50,800 10
District of Columbia 47,400 15
Florida 42,300 21
Georgia 29,200 49
Hawaii 48,000 14
Idaho 33,400 40
Illinois 61,700 4
Indiana 32,200 42
Iowa 45,700 17
Kansas 33,700 36
Kentucky 30,800 46
Louisiana 34,100 34
Maine 34,000 35
Maryland 42,900 19
Massachusetts 60,700 5
Michigan 50,300 11
Minnesota 45,500 18
Mississippi 27,200 50
Missouri 29,800 48
Montana 33,600 37
Nebraska 34,700 31
Nevada 55,100 8
New Hampshire 39,200 27
New Jersey 68,900 1
New Mexico 32,700 41
New York 63,800 3
North Carolina 31,900 44
North Dakota 36,700 29
Ohio 41,500 22
Oklahoma 33,400 39
Oregon 52,800 9
Pennsylvania 48,400 13
Rhode Island 60,000 6
South Carolina 31,700 45
South Dakota 34,300 33
Tennessee 30,600 47
Texas 35,100 30
Utah 39,900 24
Vermont 39,000 28
Virginia 39,700 25
Washington 48,900 12
West Virginia 33,400 38
Wisconsin 42,700 20
Wyoming 40,800 23
Puerto Rico 25,400 51

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