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Correction Officer Penitentiary Salary
in New York, United States

$47,515 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$832

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Correction Officer Penitentiary is $47,515 a year and $23 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Correction Officer Penitentiary is between $35,383 and $57,619. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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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 Penitentiary Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Correctional Officers and Jailers

Job family population: 428,870

Estimated population of Correction Officer Penitentiary jobs: 83,475

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$55,083
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About New York, United States

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Description: New York most commonly refers to: New York City, the most populous city in the United States, located in the state of New York New York (state), a state in the Northeastern United StatesNew York may also refer to:...

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