How much does a Corrections Officer I make in the United States? The average Corrections Officer I salary in the United States is $46,760 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $41,630 and $51,890. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Corrections Officer I 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 Corrections Officer I supervises prisoners during meals, recreation, work and other daily activities. Oversees prisoner conduct and safety. In addition, Corrections Officer I documents violations and takes appropriate disciplinary actions. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Corrections Officer I possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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