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Correctional Officer salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$45,000/yr
Average per year
$45,000
Average per year
$45,000
$22,000
Total salary range**
$86,500
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Based on 29,885 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Correctional Officers make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Correctional Officer in the United States is $45,000 per year. This is based on data from 29,885 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Correctional Officer in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$45,000
Average per year
$45,000
$22,000
Total salary range**
$86,500
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Based on 29,885 income tax records from TurboTax
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Mercer County New Jersey, Mercer County, NJ
10 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$96K – $130K
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King County, King County, WA
20 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$91K – $104K
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County Of Solano, Solano County, CA
14 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$92K – $103K
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Clark County, Clark County, NV
50 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$85K – $121K
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State Of California, Monterey County, CA
41 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$75K – $108K
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State Of Rhode Island, Providence County, RI
21 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$72K – $96K
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State Of Massachusetts, Plymouth County, MA
49 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$69K – $84K
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Copa Exec Off Bur Of Comm Pay, Fayette County, PA
26 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$53K – $82K
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The GEO Group, Pierce County, WA
23 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$70K – $81K
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Spokane County, Spokane County, WA
21 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$62K – $71K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Worcester Metro Area, MA
176 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$62K – $82K
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Bakersfield Metro Area, CA
126 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$59K – $82K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
178 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$60K – $83K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
239 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$60K – $79K
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Poughkeepsie Metro Area, NY
170 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$59K – $83K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
139 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$57K – $82K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
278 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$55K – $80K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
151 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$56K – $78K
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Albany Metro Area, NY
145 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$54K – $75K
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Buffalo Metro Area, NY
181 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$55K – $72K

Correctional Officer demographics

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64% are single
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36% are married
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47% have kids
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30% own a home

Correctional Officer salaries by age

$0
$12,500
$25,000
$37,500
$50,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Correctional Officers

29,885 full-time salaries from 2019

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432 income tax records
$57,500/yr
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476 income tax records
$34,000/yr
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Juvenile Probation Officer
563 income tax records
$40,000/yr
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Probation Officer
2,989 income tax records
$47,000/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.