CORRECTION OFFICER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$83,000
$41,000
Min 10%
$83,000
Median 50%
$168,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Portage County
Highest Paying City
Bismarck, ND
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a correction officer make?
The national average salary for a Correction Officer in the U.S. is $83,387 annually or $40.09 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 127,000. The top 10 percent earn over $168,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $41,000 annually. Professional companies and Finance companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Correction Officer jobs are North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Minnesota, and Wyoming. The typical tenure for a Correction Officer is 3.7 years.
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Average Correction Officer Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Correction Officer makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Correction Officers are in Professional companies and Finance companies. Portage County and Lake County Florida are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like State of Maryland and State of Wisconsin pay their Correction Officers very well.

Average Correction Officer Salary By Location

Correction Officers in the US makes an average salary of $83,387 per year or $40.09 per hour. The city with the highest Correction Officer salary is Bismarck, ND at $183,980 per year. Even as an entry-level Correction Officer, you will make $110,000 per year in Bismarck, ND. North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Minnesota, and Wyoming are the top 5 highest earning states for Correction Officers. The lowest earning states are Oregon, Arizona, Nevada, California, and Florida.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Bismarck, ND
$183,980
2
Saint Cloud, MN
$162,376
3
Omaha, NE
$152,912
4
Springdale, AR
$143,499
5
Spokane, WA
$142,674

RECENTLY ADDED Correction Officer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Anamosa State Penitentiary
Correction Officer
10/31/2019
$41,434
State of Washington
Correction Officer
10/31/2019
$49,440
City of Solon
Correction Officer
10/31/2019
$41,844
State of Tn Dept of Correction/Bledsoe
Correction Officer
10/31/2019
$32,520
Yakima County Human Resources Department
Correction Officer
10/31/2019
$48,627
City of Louisville, Ky
Correction Officer
Louisville, KY
10/29/2019
$34,936
Santa Cruz County, Ca
Correction Officer
10/28/2019
$108,000
10/28/2019
$25,044
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Correction Officer
10/26/2019
$57,919
Yakima County
Correction Officer
10/26/2019
$48,627
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