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Jailer Salary
in Montana, United States

$44,756 (USD)

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Last updated: March 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Jailer is $44,756 a year and $22 an hour in Montana, United States. The average salary range for a Jailer is between $32,964 and $54,592. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Jailer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Montana, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Guards prisoners in precinct station house or municipal jail, assuming responsibility for all needs of prisoners during detention.
  • Searches for weapons, valuables, or drugs and locks prisoner in cell.
  • Serves meals to prisoner and supplies or gets medical aid if needed.
  • May prepare arrest records identifying prisoner and charge assigned.
  • May question prisoner to elicit information helpful in solving crime.
  • May prepare meals for self and prisoner.
  • May distribute commissary items purchased by inmates, such as candy, snacks, cigarettes, and toilet articles, and record payment on voucher.
  • In small communities, may perform duties of sheriff, deputy or police officer i when not engaged in guard duties.
Jailer Job Prevalence in Montana, United States

Job family: Correctional Officers and Jailers

Job family population: 428,870

Estimated population of Jailer jobs: 75,824

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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