Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

21-1092 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

Provide social services to assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation or parole. Make recommendations for actions involving formulation of rehabilitation plan and treatment of offender, including conditional release and education and employment stipulations.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
86,780 0.7 % $25.18 $52,380 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.19 $17.98 $23.17 $30.74 $40.10
Annual Wage (2) $31,590 $37,400 $48,190 $63,940 $83,410


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 46,300 2.10 $25.41 $52,840
Local Government (OES Designation) 36,610 0.67 $25.53 $53,110
Individual and Family Services 1,210 0.09 $15.38 $31,990
Facilities Support Services 1,190 0.93 $21.78 $45,310
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 660 0.20 $18.60 $38,680

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 46,300 2.10 $25.41 $52,840
Facilities Support Services 1,190 0.93 $21.78 $45,310
Local Government (OES Designation) 36,610 0.67 $25.53 $53,110
Other Residential Care Facilities 480 0.30 $21.09 $43,870
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 660 0.20 $18.60 $38,680

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 36,610 0.67 $25.53 $53,110
State Government (OES Designation) 46,300 2.10 $25.41 $52,840
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 170 0.07 $23.84 $49,580
Facilities Support Services 1,190 0.93 $21.78 $45,310
Other Residential Care Facilities 480 0.30 $21.09 $43,870


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 13,870 0.97 1.46 $36.23 $75,370
Texas 6,320 0.60 0.90 $19.45 $40,450
Florida 4,700 0.65 0.97 $18.65 $38,800
New York 4,470 0.52 0.79 $31.76 $66,070
Pennsylvania 3,990 0.71 1.07 $24.00 $49,920




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Mexico 960 1.24 1.85 $17.40 $36,200
Oregon 1,730 1.08 1.62 $25.33 $52,690
Delaware 430 1.06 1.59 $20.17 $41,950
Idaho 610 1.01 1.52 $17.79 $37,010
Georgia 3,790 0.99 1.49 $17.22 $35,820




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 13,870 0.97 1.46 $36.23 $75,370
New Jersey 2,660 0.70 1.05 $35.95 $74,780
Connecticut 1,460 0.90 1.35 $35.19 $73,190
New York 4,470 0.52 0.79 $31.76 $66,070
Minnesota 1,440 0.54 0.82 $31.36 $65,220





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,020 1.04 1.56 $34.06 $70,850
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,120 0.41 0.62 $34.12 $70,970
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,610 0.71 1.07 $17.72 $36,850
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,530 0.58 0.87 $19.46 $40,480
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,300 0.71 1.07 $24.75 $51,490
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,170 1.01 1.51 $38.13 $79,310
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,130 0.48 0.72 $25.71 $53,480
Baltimore-Towson, MD 1,100 0.88 1.32 $25.58 $53,210
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 1,030 1.26 1.89 $42.64 $88,690
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,020 0.58 0.88 $33.09 $68,840




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Anderson, IN 130 3.48 5.22 $14.86 $30,910
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 480 2.85 4.28 $18.50 $38,480
Pine Bluff, AR 90 2.70 4.05 $18.05 $37,540
Salem, OR 340 2.38 3.58 $23.70 $49,300
Longview, WA 80 2.28 3.42 $23.29 $48,430
Albany, GA 130 2.18 3.28 $16.72 $34,780
Olympia, WA 190 2.07 3.10 $23.02 $47,880
Monroe, LA 140 1.83 2.75 $17.96 $37,360
Amarillo, TX 190 1.76 2.65 $19.84 $41,270
Cumberland, MD-WV 60 1.69 2.54 $25.89 $53,850