How much does a Correctional Officer, Sr. make in the United States? The average Correctional Officer, Sr. salary in the United States is $55,417 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $49,201 and $61,638. 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% $49,201 10% $43,542 90% $67,302 75% $61,638 $55,417 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Correctional Officer, Sr.

Correctional Officer, Sr. 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, Sr. oversees prisoner conduct and safety. Supervises prisoners during meals, recreation, work and other daily activities. Additionally, Correctional Officer, Sr. 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, Sr. gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Correctional Officer, Sr. typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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