How Much Do Prison Officer Supervisors Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Correctional Officers Supervisors

Correctional Officers Supervisors directly supervise and coordinate activities of correctional officers and jailers.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$67600 per year
Hourly wage
$32 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$37,720 to $46,610 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$18 to $22 per hour

Entry-level Supervisors of Correctional Officers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $37,720 to $46,610 per year or $18 to $22 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Supervisors of Correctional Officers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $52 $107,780
Senior (Top 25%) $41 $85,160
Middle (Mid 50%) $29 $60,910
Junior (Bottom 25%) $22 $46,610
No experience (Bottom 10%) $18 $37,720

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
NJ $55 $113,610
CA $52 $108,830
NY $47 $98,240
AK $47 $97,690
OR $46 $96,280
PA $42 $87,900
MA $42 $87,050
UT $39 $80,130
WA $39 $80,130
MN $38 $79,580

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Supervisor of Correctional Officer is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like NJ doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at NJ might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Prison Officer Supervisors are in the states of NJ, CA, NY, AK and OR.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Federal Executive Branch $79630 $38.29
Local Government $74750 $35.94
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals $72960 $35.08
State Government $64530 $31.02
Facilities Support Services $60260 $28.97

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