How much does a Corrections Officer II make in the United States? The average Corrections Officer II salary in the United States is $55,820 as of July 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $49,560 and $62,090. 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% $49,560 10% $43,861 90% $67,799 75% $62,090 $55,820 50%(Median)
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The Corrections Officer 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 Corrections Officer II supervises prisoners during meals, recreation, work and other daily activities. Oversees prisoner conduct and safety. In addition, Corrections Officer 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 Corrections Officer II gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Working as a Corrections Officer II typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022

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