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Correctional Officer salary in the United States

Average salary
$44,500/yr
Based on 41,952 income tax records
$22,000
$86,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$22,000
$86,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Correctional Officer in the United States is $44,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 41,952 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Correctional Officer salaries in the United States can vary between $22,000 to $86,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Correctional Officer salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Worcester Metro Area, MA
235 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$62K – $82K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
253 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$62K – $85K
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Bakersfield Metro Area, CA
176 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$58K – $82K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
326 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$60K – $80K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
106 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$51K – $83K
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Poughkeepsie Metro Area, NY
222 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$58K – $83K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
198 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$57K – $81K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
376 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$55K – $81K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
198 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$54K – $79K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
107 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$55K – $77K
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Albany Metro Area, NY
199 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$54K – $74K
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Fresno Metro Area, CA
164 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$52K – $75K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
242 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$53K – $85K
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Buffalo Metro Area, NY
224 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$57K – $72K
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Rochester Metro Area, NY
116 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$55K – $69K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
116 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$51K – $73K
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Utica Metro Area, NY
137 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$52K – $78K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
193 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$51K – $72K
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Hagerstown Metro Area, MD
117 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$51K – $71K
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New York Metro Area, NY
812 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$50K – $79K
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Salem Metro Area, OR
109 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$51K – $67K
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Springfield Metro Area, MA
122 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$50K – $63K
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Scranton Metro Area, PA
186 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$47K – $68K
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Kennewick Metro Area, WA
107 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$51K – $63K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
588 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$48K – $69K
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Peoria Metro Area, IL
104 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$48K – $69K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
115 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$48K – $64K
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Salisbury Metro Area, MD
170 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$46K – $66K
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Spokane Metro Area, WA
102 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$49K – $62K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
388 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$42K – $67K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
252 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$46K – $70K
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Hartford Metro Area, CT
168 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$49K – $64K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
209 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$44K – $65K
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Harrisburg Metro Area, PA
117 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$43K – $70K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
133 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$46K – $60K
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Omaha Metro Area, NE
119 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$41K – $58K
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Colorado Springs Metro Area, CO
107 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$43K – $54K
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
152 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$38K – $55K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
265 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$41K – $54K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
1,118 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$39K – $54K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
189 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$38K – $64K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
164 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$34K – $58K
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Youngstown Metro Area, OH
118 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$38K – $57K
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Deltona Metro Area, FL
109 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$35K – $53K
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El Paso Metro Area, TX
219 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$38K – $53K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
176 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$38K – $50K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
200 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$36K – $55K
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Raleigh Metro Area, NC
178 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$38K – $52K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
302 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$38K – $51K
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Tucson Metro Area, AZ
281 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$37K – $48K

Correctional Officer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Clark County, Clark County, NV
72 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$83K – $113K
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State Of California, Monterey County, CA
55 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$73K – $107K
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State Of New Jersey, Ocean County, NJ
25 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$52K – $90K
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The GEO Group, Pierce County, WA
37 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$71K – $81K
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Copa Exec Off Bur Of Comm Pay, Fayette County, PA
35 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$51K – $81K
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Westchester County Dept Of Fin, Westchester County, NY
20 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$65K – $79K
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State Of New Hampshire, Merrimack County, NH
20 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$63K – $84K
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The City Of New York, Suffolk County, NY
20 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$56K – $95K
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State Of Nevada, White Pine County, NV
20 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$64K – $75K
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Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade County, FL
46 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$53K – $81K
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Spokane County, Spokane County, WA
26 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$61K – $72K
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Cook County, Cook County, IL
47 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$60K – $70K
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Asset Protection And Security, Pinal County, AZ
29 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$60K – $69K
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County Of Albany, Albany County, NY
20 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$60K – $69K
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State Of Washington, Clallam County, WA
43 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$55K – $69K
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State Of Delaware, New Castle County, DE
41 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$56K – $69K
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Camden Countygovernment, Camden County, NJ
20 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$54K – $87K
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State Of Wisconsin, Fond Du Lac County, WI
38 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$51K – $66K
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County Of Allegheny, Allegheny County, PA
49 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$53K – $72K
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State Of Hawaii, Honolulu County, HI
47 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$52K – $64K
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Winnebago County, Winnebago County, IL
26 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$51K – $69K
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Yakima County, Yakima County, WA
21 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$52K – $61K
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City Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
140 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$51K – $65K
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County Of Fresno, Fresno County, CA
58 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$50K – $64K
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State Of Iowa, Linn County, IA
26 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$45K – $57K
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Luzerne County Governmen, Luzerne County, PA
33 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$44K – $60K
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Bernalillo County, Bernalillo County, NM
34 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$45K – $61K
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County Of York General Fund, York County, PA
44 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$52K – $60K
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County Of Volusia Florida, Volusia County, FL
37 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$50K – $57K
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Dallasco County Of Dallas, Dallas County, TX
30 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$46K – $58K
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State Of Utah, Utah County, UT
31 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$47K – $57K
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El Paso County, El Paso County, TX
46 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$44K – $64K
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Shelby County Government, Shelby County, TN
23 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$43K – $60K
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State Of Nebraska, Lancaster County, NE
40 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$44K – $56K
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State Of Arizona, Pinal County, AZ
122 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$43K – $58K
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Travis County, Williamson County, TX
26 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$45K – $56K
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Lancaster County, Lancaster County, NE
20 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$46K – $55K
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County Of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI
55 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$41K – $56K
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City Of Jacksonville, Duval County, FL
64 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$44K – $56K
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Harris County, Harris County, TX
92 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$43K – $52K
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State Of Ohio, Allen County, OH
31 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$40K – $51K
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Pima County, Pima County, AZ
56 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$42K – $48K
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Cuyahoga County Fiscal Departmen, Cuyahoga County, OH
58 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$41K – $53K
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Tarrant County, Tarrant County, TX
53 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$41K – $48K
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State Of Florida, Taylor County, FL
36 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$37K – $49K
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State Of Indiana, Marion County, IN
30 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$37K – $45K
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State Of Idaho, Canyon County, ID
40 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$37K – $45K
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Denton County Cindy Yeatts Brown, Denton County, TX
39 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$35K – $40K
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State Of Missouri, St. Francois County, MO
53 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$34K – $40K
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Knox General, Knox County, TN
32 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$28K – $31K

Correctional Officer demographics in the United States

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62% are single
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38% are married
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49% have kids
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38% own a home

Correctional Officer salaries by age

$0
$12,375
$24,750
$37,125
$49,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Correctional Officers in the United States

41,952 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a correctional officer in the United States is $44,500 per year. Correctional officer salaries in the United States can vary between $22,000 to $86,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 41,952 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as correctional officer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for correctional officers in the United States: Clark County ($96,500 a year), State of California ($88,000 a year), and State of New Jersey ($81,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for correctional officers in the United States: Worcester Metro Area, MA ($73,500 a year), Sacramento Metro Area, CA ($73,500 a year), and Bakersfield Metro Area, CA ($71,500 a year).
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**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.