How much does a Correctional Officer make in Georgia? The average Correctional Officer salary in Georgia is $45,156 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $40,209 and $50,121. 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.

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $40,209 10% $35,706 90% $54,642 75% $50,121 $45,156 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 $42,898 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Acworth, GA Avg. Salary $45,842 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Adairsville, GA Avg. Salary $43,797 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Adel, GA Avg. Salary $42,576 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Adrian, GA Avg. Salary $43,220 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Ailey, GA Avg. Salary $43,220 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Alamo, GA Avg. Salary $43,220 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Alapaha, GA Avg. Salary $42,576 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Albany, GA Avg. Salary $42,903 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Allenhurst, GA Avg. Salary $43,529 Date Updated August 27, 2021
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