Correctional officer salary in United States
How much does a Correctional Officer make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a correctional officer is $23.82 per hour in the United States. 5.6k salaries reported, updated at December 5, 2023
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Most common benefits for Correctional Officers
- 401(k) matching
- AD&D insurance
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Military leave
- Opportunities for advancement
- Paid time off
- Paid training
- Parental leave
- Professional development assistance
- Referral program
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Uniform allowance
- Vision insurance
Salary satisfactionBased on 11,574 ratings
50% of Correctional Officers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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Common questions about salaries for a Correctional Officer
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