Correctional Officer salary

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What is the average salary for a Correctional Officer?

The average salary of a Correctional Officer is $21.3. Salaries start from $12.9 and go up to $34.5. Please note that the average salary for a Correctional Officer may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $34.5
Starting ($12.86)
Junior ($15.2)
Experienced ($19.02)
Senior ($26.62)
Highest ($34.48)
Highest

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

$34.5
Senior

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

$26.6
Experienced

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

$19.0
Junior

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

$15.2
Starting

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

$12.9

Historical salary

Correctional Officer salary by state

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State Salary Rank
New Jersey 33.1 1
California 32.4 2
New York 30.7 3
Illinois 29.6 4
Massachusetts 29.2 5
Rhode Island 28.8 6
Alaska 27.7 7
Nevada 26.5 8
Oregon 25.4 9
Connecticut 24.4 10
Michigan 24.2 11
Washington 23.5 12
Pennsylvania 23.3 13
Hawaii 23.1 14
District of Columbia 22.8 15
Colorado 22.7 16
Iowa 22.0 17
Minnesota 21.9 18
United States 21.3 19
Maryland 20.6 20
Wisconsin 20.5 21
Florida 20.3 22
Ohio 20.0 23
Wyoming 19.6 24
Utah 19.2 25
Virginia 19.1 26
Arizona 19.0 27
New Hampshire 18.9 28
Vermont 18.8 29
North Dakota 17.6 30
Texas 16.9 31
Nebraska 16.7 32
Alabama 16.5 33
South Dakota 16.5 34
Louisiana 16.4 35
Maine 16.4 36
Kansas 16.2 37
Montana 16.2 38
West Virginia 16.1 39
Oklahoma 16.1 40
Idaho 16.1 41
New Mexico 15.7 42
Indiana 15.5 43
Arkansas 15.4 44
North Carolina 15.3 45
South Carolina 15.2 46
Kentucky 14.8 47
Tennessee 14.7 48
Missouri 14.3 49
Georgia 14.0 50
Mississippi 13.1 51
Puerto Rico 12.2 52

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