Prison Guard Salary

How much does a Prison Guard make in the United States?
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$43,535 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$21 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$762 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average prison guard salary in United States is $43,535 or an equivalent hourly rate of $21. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $762. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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$32,420 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$52,793 (USD)

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Estimated salary in 2023:
$50,469 (USD)
5 Year Change:
16 %
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