2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Probation Officers provide social services to assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation or parole. Make recommendations for actions involving formulation of rehabilitation plan and treatment of offender, including conditional release and education and employment stipulations.
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- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $36,990 to $43,720 per year or $18 to $21 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 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.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$47||$98,510|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$36||$75,030|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$27||$55,690|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$21||$43,720|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$18||$36,990|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Probation Officer and Correctional Treatment Specialist is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like CA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at CA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Probation Officers are in the states of CA, MA, NJ, NY and MN.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Vocational Rehabilitation Services||$67690||$32.55|
|Outpatient Care Centers||$46150||$22.19|
|Facilities Support Services||$44400||$21.35|
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals||$38460||$18.49|
|Individual and Family Services||$36120||$17.37|
|Other Residential Care Facilities||$34360||$16.52|
|Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities||$||$*|