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Correction Officer Head Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$93,060 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Correction Officer Head is $93,060 a year and $45 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Correction Officer Head is between $65,797 and $115,311. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Correction Officer Head. 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

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of correction officers: conducts roll call of officers and issues duty assignments.
  • Directs release or transfer of prisoners based on court order instructions.
  • Investigates and reports causes of inmate disturbances, such as assaults, fights, and thefts.
  • Assists subordinates with unruly inmates and other assignments.
  • Maintains prison records and prepares reports.
  • Reviews work records of subordinates to evaluate efficiency and suitability for assignments.
Correction Officer Head Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

Job family population: 42,280

Estimated population of Correction Officer Head jobs: 22,595

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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