Correctional Officer Salaries in Sacramento, CA

Alternate Job Titles: Correctional Officer, Corrections Officer, Detention Officer

What is the average Correctional Officer salary for Sacramento, CA?

The salary for someone with the job title Correctional Officer in Sacramento, CA varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Correctional Officer salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Correctional Officer in Sacramento, CA.

Categories:  Fire, Law Enforcement, and Security, Entry Level, Government

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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Correctional Officer in Sacramento, CA that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Correctional Officer in Sacramento are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of July 2014

Median $44,592
  • 10%$35,182
  • 25%$39,667
  • 75%$49,521
  • 90%$54,009

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Job Description for Correctional Officer

Responsible for enforcing rules and regulations in a prison, jail or other holding facility. Responsible for prisoners awaiting trial or those who have been convicted of a crime. Oversees prisoner conduct and safety. Supervises prisoners during meals, recreation, work and other daily activities. Documents violations and takes appropriate disciplinary actions. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of related experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View full job description

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