What is the salary of a Correctional Officer?

The average salary of a Correctional Officer in United States is $21.3. Salaries start from around $12.9 and go up to $34.5. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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

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