Correctional Officer salary in the United States

Average salary
$49,000/yr
Based on 58,338 income tax records
$23,000
$92,000
Age:
Average salary by age
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$40K
 
$49K
 
$54K
 
$54K
 
$50K
$23,000
$92,000
How much do Correctional Officers make?
The average total salary for a Correctional Officer is $49,000 per year. This is based on data from 58,338 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Correctional Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Correctional Officer salary can vary between $23,000 to $92,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Correctional Officer salary by location

Correctional Officer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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The City Of New York, Suffolk County, NY
33 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$51K – $143K
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State Of California, Monterey County, CA
90 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$62K – $147K
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King County, Pierce County, WA
42 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$68K – $123K
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Clark County, Clark County, NV
123 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$46K – $165K
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City Of Las Vegas, Clark County, NV
33 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$60K – $117K
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State Of Rhode Island, Kent County, RI
35 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$64K – $130K
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County Of Suffolk, Suffolk County, NY
33 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$53K – $153K
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County Of Albany, Albany County, NY
31 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$52K – $106K
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Broome County Government, Broome County, NY
37 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$47K – $93K
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State Of Delaware, Sussex County, DE
79 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$45K – $95K
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County Of Allegheny, Allegheny County, PA
72 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$30K – $116K
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Spokane County, Spokane County, WA
41 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$43K – $87K
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Cook County, Cook County, IL
73 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$37K – $92K
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State Of Washington, Snohomish County, WA
128 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$43K – $101K
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State Of Hawaii, Honolulu County, HI
61 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$29K – $94K
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Riverside County, Riverside County, CA
32 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$30K – $115K
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County Of Fresno, Fresno County, CA
76 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$27K – $98K
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County Of York General Fund, York County, PA
52 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$47K – $77K
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Travis County, Hays County, TX
31 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$45K – $77K
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Luzerne County Governmen, Luzerne County, PA
37 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$33K – $74K
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State Of Wyoming, Carbon County, WY
33 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$40K – $96K
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Bernalillo County, Bernalillo County, NM
55 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$31K – $81K
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Collier County Sheriffs Office, Collier County, FL
32 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$41K – $85K
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Winnebago County, Winnebago County, IL
34 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$36K – $76K
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City Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
149 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$23K – $93K
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State Of Nebraska, Lancaster County, NE
73 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$39K – $72K
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Cuyahoga County Fiscal Departmen, Cuyahoga County, OH
86 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$26K – $81K
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Shelby County Government, Shelby County, TN
33 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$36K – $84K
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El Paso County, El Paso County, TX
71 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$39K – $79K
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Dallasco County Of Dallas, Dallas County, TX
55 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$31K – $72K
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County Of Volusia Florida, Volusia County, FL
54 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$33K – $68K
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Mecklenburg County Charlottemec, Mecklenburg County, NC
36 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$30K – $71K
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State Of Utah, Utah County, UT
46 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$41K – $80K
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Lancaster County, Lancaster County, NE
35 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$26K – $67K
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County Of Erie, Erie County, PA
33 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$41K – $59K
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Lee County Office Of Sheriff, Lee County, FL
33 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$44K – $75K
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Tarrant County, Tarrant County, TX
92 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$30K – $66K
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State Of Indiana, Madison County, IN
33 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$26K – $63K
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County Of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI
74 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$31K – $70K
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State Of North Dakota, Burleigh County, ND
42 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$40K – $65K
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Collin County Government, Collin County, TX
36 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$42K – $63K
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State Of Florida, Taylor County, FL
46 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$25K – $58K
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Pima County, Pima County, AZ
74 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$34K – $56K
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Horry County, Horry County, SC
34 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$31K – $63K
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State Of Idaho, Ada County, ID
93 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$30K – $51K
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County Of Lucas Office Auditor, Lucas County, OH
36 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$29K – $68K
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Montgomery County, Montgomery County, TX
46 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$38K – $46K
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Denton County Cindy Yeatts Brown, Denton County, TX
49 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$31K – $50K
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Knox General, Knox County, TN
42 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$23K – $41K

Correctional Officer demographics in United States

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62% are single
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38% are married
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46% have kids
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42% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Correctional Officers in United States

58,338 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a correctional officer in the United States is $49,000 per year. Correctional officer salaries in the United States can vary between $23,000 to $92,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 58,338 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: The City of New York ($103,000 a year), State of California ($95,000 a year), and King County ($90,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for correctional officers in the United States: Salinas Metro Area, CA ($94,500 a year), Vallejo Metro Area, CA ($84,000 a year), and Sacramento Metro Area, CA ($82,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.