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Correction Officer City or County Jail Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,850 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$820

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Correction Officer City or County Jail is $46,850 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Correction Officer City or County Jail is between $34,888 and $56,813. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Correction Officer City or County Jail. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Guards inmates in penal institution in accordance with established policies, regulations, and procedures.
  • Observes conduct and behavior of inmates to prevent disturbances and escapes.
  • Inspects locks, window bars, grills, doors, and gates for tampering.
  • Searches inmates and cells for contraband articles.
  • Guards and directs inmates during work assignments.
  • Patrols assigned areas for evidence of forbidden activities, infraction of rules, and unsatisfactory attitude or adjustment of prisoners.
  • Reports observations to superior.
  • Employs weapons or force to maintain discipline and order among prisoners, if necessary.
  • May escort inmates to and from visiting room, medical office, and religious services.
  • May guard entrance of jail to screen visitors.
  • May prepare written report concerning incidences of inmate disturbances or injuries.
  • May be designated according to institution as correction officer, city or county jail; correction officer, penitentiary; correction officer, reformatory.
  • May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point, traveling by automobile or public transportation and be designated guard, deputy.
Correction Officer City or County Jail Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Correctional Officers and Jailers

Job family population: 428,870

Estimated population of Correction Officer City or County Jail jobs: 83,475

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$54,312
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Correction Officer City or County Jail Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Building Code Enforcement
May 6
North Chicago, IL, USA
City of North Chicago
... correction of violations by property owners and tenants. Explains requirements of Property ... Serve as liaison between City and Lake County Health Department. Performs other related duties and ...
Chief Program Officer (CPO)
Mar 19
Chicago, IL, USA
UCAN
Reporting directly to the President/CEO, the Chief Program Officer (CPO) will oversee all programs ... DCFS, city, township, county governmental entities, towns, and other community groups and ...
Certified Dietary Manager
Mar 12
Chicago, IL, USA
CBM Premier Management LLC
CBM Premier Management at the Cook County Jail is seeking Registered and licensed dietitian. Duties ... Providing Nutritional meals throughout the Correctional industry with Pride
Registered Dietitian and Food Service Staff
Mar 4
Chicago, IL, USA
CBM Premier Management LLC
CBM Premier Management at the Cook County Jail is seeking Registered and licensed dietitian. Duties ... Providing Nutritional meals throughout the Correctional industry with Pride
Travel Nurse - ER RN - Granbury, TX
Apr 17
Chicago, United States
General Healthcare Resources - Travel Nursing
... City Beach, Hood County Jail and Historical Museum, Lake Granbury Marina, Granbury Hike and Bike Trail, Local Goat Distillery, Granbury Theatre Company abnd Barking Rocks Winery! Contact Sarah Romans ...
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