How much does a Correctional Officer make in Georgia? The average Correctional Officer salary in Georgia is $45,232 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $40,271 and $50,197. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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25% $40,271 10% $35,755 90% $54,718 75% $50,197 $45,232 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Correctional Officer

Correctional Officer enforces rules and regulations in a prison, jail or other holding facility. Presides over prisoners awaiting trial or those who have been convicted of a crime. Being a Correctional Officer oversees prisoner conduct and safety. Supervises prisoners during meals, recreation, work and other daily activities. Additionally, Correctional Officer documents violations and takes appropriate disciplinary actions. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Correctional Officer 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)...View full job description

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Abbeville, GA Avg. Salary $42,970 Date Updated September 27, 2021
Location Acworth, GA Avg. Salary $45,919 Date Updated September 27, 2021
Location Adairsville, GA Avg. Salary $43,871 Date Updated September 27, 2021
Location Adel, GA Avg. Salary $42,648 Date Updated September 27, 2021
Location Adrian, GA Avg. Salary $43,293 Date Updated September 27, 2021
Location Ailey, GA Avg. Salary $43,293 Date Updated September 27, 2021
Location Alamo, GA Avg. Salary $43,293 Date Updated September 27, 2021
Location Alapaha, GA Avg. Salary $42,648 Date Updated September 27, 2021
Location Albany, GA Avg. Salary $42,975 Date Updated September 27, 2021
Location Allenhurst, GA Avg. Salary $43,603 Date Updated September 27, 2021
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