Correctional Officer Salary in United States

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.

$0 $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
New Jersey 68,910 1
California 67,330 2
New York 63,840 3
Illinois 61,660 4
Massachusetts 60,720 5
Rhode Island 59,990 6
Alaska 57,570 7
Nevada 55,050 8
Oregon 52,750 9
Connecticut 50,800 10
Michigan 50,300 11
Washington 48,870 12
Pennsylvania 48,430 13
Hawaii 48,000 14
District of Columbia 47,390 15
Colorado 47,270 16
Iowa 45,690 17
Minnesota 45,510 18
United States 44,350 19
Maryland 42,890 20
Wisconsin 42,660 21
Florida 42,310 22
Ohio 41,490 23
Wyoming 40,760 24
Utah 39,870 25
Virginia 39,730 26
Arizona 39,550 27
New Hampshire 39,220 28
Vermont 39,020 29
North Dakota 36,690 30
Texas 35,130 31
Nebraska 34,740 32
Alabama 34,390 33
South Dakota 34,270 34
Louisiana 34,090 35
Maine 34,010 36
Kansas 33,740 37
Montana 33,610 38
West Virginia 33,440 39
Oklahoma 33,400 40
Idaho 33,390 41
New Mexico 32,740 42
Indiana 32,150 43
Arkansas 32,050 44
North Carolina 31,890 45
South Carolina 31,680 46
Kentucky 30,780 47
Tennessee 30,570 48
Missouri 29,820 49
Georgia 29,180 50
Mississippi 27,150 51
Puerto Rico 25,440 52

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