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Correction Officer Reformatory Salary

$44,430 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$778

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Correction Officer Reformatory is $44,430 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Correction Officer Reformatory is between $33,086 and $53,877. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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 Reformatory Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Correctional Officers and Jailers

Job family population: 415,000

Estimated population of Correction Officer Reformatory jobs: 80,776

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,506
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Correction Officer Reformatory Job Listings for United States

Psychologist 3 (Monroe Correctional Complex)
Oct 17
Olympia, WA, USA
State of Washington
... State Reformatory Unit (WSRU), Special Offender Unit (SOU), a large mental health inpatient ... Officer as assigned.Responds to crises on the unit and facility-wide, and attends clinical care ...

The average pay for a Correction Officer Reformatory is $44,430 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Correction Officer Reformatory is between $33,086 and $53,877. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Psychologist 3 (Monroe Correctional Complex)
Oct 17
Olympia, WA, USA
State of Washington
... State Reformatory Unit (WSRU), Special Offender Unit (SOU), a large mental health inpatient ... Officer as assigned.Responds to crises on the unit and facility-wide, and attends clinical care ...
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