Juvenile Detention Officer salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 990 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Juvenile Detention Officers make?
The average total salary for a Juvenile Detention Officer is $37,500 per year. This is based on data from 990 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Juvenile Detention Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Juvenile Detention Officer salary can vary between $18,500 to $68,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Juvenile Detention Officer salary by company

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Harris County, Harris County, TX
15 income tax records
$20K – $58K
Bexar County, Bexar County, TX
25 income tax records
$24K – $40K

Juvenile Detention Officer demographics in United States

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75% are single
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25% are married
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36% have kids
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27% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Juvenile Detention Officers in United States

990 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a juvenile detention officer in the United States is $37,500 per year. Juvenile detention officer salaries in the United States can vary between $18,500 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 990 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as juvenile detention officer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for juvenile detention officers in the United States: Seattle Metro Area, WA ($57,000 a year), New York Metro Area, NY ($48,500 a year), and Chicago Metro Area, IL ($47,000 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.