Correctional Officer salary in Houston, TX

Average salary
Based on 286 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Correctional Officers make?
The average total salary for a Correctional Officer is $43,000 per year. This is based on data from 286 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Correctional Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Correctional Officer salary can vary between $18,500 to $68,500 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

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National Finance Center, Harris County, TX
12 income tax records
$51K – $111K
Harris County, Fort Bend County, TX
168 income tax records
$41K – $65K
CoreCivic, Harris County, TX
12 income tax records
$29K – $48K
Fort Bend County, Fort Bend County, TX
17 income tax records
$37K – $49K
State Of Texas, Harris County, TX
246 income tax records
$19K – $55K

Correctional Officer demographics in Houston, TX

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81% are single
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19% are married
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41% have kids
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24% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Correctional Officers in Houston, TX

286 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a correctional officer in Houston, TX is $43,000 per year. Correctional officer salaries in Houston, TX can vary between $18,500 to $68,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 286 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as correctional officer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for correctional officers near Houston, TX: National Finance Center ($72,500 a year), Harris County ($52,500 a year), and CoreCivic ($43,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for correctional officers near Houston, TX: Buda, TX ($61,500 a year), Kyle, TX ($53,000 a year), and Pflugerville, TX ($51,500 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.