How much does a Correctional Officer make in Louisiana? The average Correctional Officer salary in Louisiana is $43,458 as of February 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $38,698 and $48,228. 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% $38,698 10% $34,364 90% $52,570 75% $48,228 $43,458 50%(Median)
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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 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Abbeville, LA Avg. Salary $41,437 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Abita Springs, LA Avg. Salary $44,671 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Acme, LA Avg. Salary $39,829 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Addis, LA Avg. Salary $42,179 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Aimwell, LA Avg. Salary $39,829 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Akers, LA Avg. Salary $44,167 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Albany, LA Avg. Salary $41,816 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Alexandria, LA Avg. Salary $40,192 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Ama, LA Avg. Salary $44,937 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Amelia, LA Avg. Salary $41,816 Date Updated February 26, 2020
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