Correctional Officer salary in Kentucky

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Based on 665 income tax records
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How much do Correctional Officers make?
The average total salary for a Correctional Officer is $41,000 per year. This is based on data from 665 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Correctional Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Correctional Officer salary can vary between $20,500 to $68,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Correctional Officer salary by company

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National Finance Center, Kentucky
129 income tax records
$42K – $77K
Louisville Jefferson Co Metro, Kentucky
29 income tax records
$30K – $68K
Lexington Fayette Urban Co Gov, Kentucky
49 income tax records
$32K – $56K
Red Onion State Prison, Kentucky
13 income tax records
$32K – $45K
CoreCivic, Kentucky
17 income tax records
$22K – $60K
Department Of Corrections, Kentucky
184 income tax records
$24K – $57K

Correctional Officer demographics in Kentucky

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59% are single
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41% are married
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49% have kids
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36% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Correctional Officers in Kentucky

665 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a correctional officer in Kentucky is $41,000 per year. Correctional officer salaries in Kentucky can vary between $20,500 to $68,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 665 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as correctional officer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for correctional officers in Kentucky: National Finance Center ($58,000 a year), Louisville Jefferson Co Metro ($46,000 a year), and Lexington Fayette Urban Co Gov ($45,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for correctional officers in Kentucky: Prestonsburg, KY ($51,500 a year), London, KY ($51,000 a year), and West Liberty, KY ($49,500 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.