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Prison Guard Salary
in the United States

How much does a Prison Guard make in the United States?
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$42,687 (USD)

Average Base Salary

$21 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$747 (USD)

Average Bonus
The average prison guard salary in United States is $42,687 or an equivalent hourly rate of $21. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $747. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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$31,788 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$51,764 (USD)

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