How much does a Correctional Officer / Jailer II make in the United States? The average Correctional Officer / Jailer II salary in the United States is $56,400 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $50,100 and $62,800. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $50,100 10% $44,364 90% $68,627 75% $62,800 $56,400 50%(Median)
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The Correctional Officer / Jailer II presides over prisoners awaiting trial or those who have been convicted of a crime. Enforces rules and regulations in a prison, jail or other holding facility. Being a Correctional Officer / Jailer II supervises prisoners during meals, recreation, work and other daily activities. Oversees prisoner conduct and safety. In addition, Correctional Officer / Jailer II documents violations and takes appropriate disciplinary actions. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Correctional Officer / Jailer II gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Working as a Correctional Officer / Jailer II typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022

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