Correction Officer Salary

How much does a Correction Officer make in the United States?
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$43,593 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$21 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$763 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average correction officer salary in United States is $43,593 or an equivalent hourly rate of $21. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $763. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$32,463 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$52,863 (USD)

Senior Level Salary

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Estimated salary in 2023:
$50,536 (USD)
5 Year Change:
16 %
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