Prison Guard

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October 30, 2016

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Prison Guard Job Description

Correctional Officers and Jailers Guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institution in accordance with established regulations and procedures. May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point. Includes deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in correctional institutions.

Prison Guard Salary Statistics as of 2015

Average annual salary for a Prison Guard is $30805 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $78517. The lowest salary reported was $19783. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Median hourly wage for a Prison Guard is $15.32 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $39.04. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $9.84. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Bonuses for a Prison Guard are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with under 1 year of experience.

These are the highest paying states for a Prison Guard. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
Florida – n/a
Illinois – n/a
New York – n/a

These are the highest paying cities for a Prison Guard. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
Less than 1 year –
1-4 years –
5-9 years –
10-19 years –

This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Prison Guard from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $30805 while in 2007 it was just $28568.02

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Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 80% of Prison Guards were males while 20% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

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