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State of California Correctional Officer salary in the United States

Average salary
$77,500/yr
Based on 1,882 income tax records
$46,000
$127,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$57K
 
$71K
 
$82K
 
$89K
 
$87K
$46,000
$127,500
How much do Correctional Officers make?
The average total salary for a State of California Correctional Officer is $77,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,882 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Correctional Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Correctional Officer salary can vary between $46,000 to $127,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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State of California Correctional Officer demographics

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45% are single
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55% are married
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60% have kids
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56% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for State of California Correctional Officers

1,882 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a correctional officer in the United States is $77,500 per year. Correctional officer salaries in the United States can vary between $46,000 to $127,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,882 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as correctional officer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for correctional officers in the United States: Salinas Metro Area, CA ($88,000 a year), Reno Metro Area, NV ($82,000 a year), and San Luis Obispo Metro Area, CA ($82,000 a year).
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.