Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
86,810 0.7 % $25.65 $53,360 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.78 $18.38 $23.59 $31.40 $40.34
Annual Wage (2) $32,810 $38,220 $49,060 $65,320 $83,920


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) 46,390 2.13 $25.48 $53,010
Local Government (OES Designation) 37,770 0.71 $26.33 $54,770
Facilities Support Services 1,020 0.74 $19.36 $40,270
Individual and Family Services 880 0.06 $15.84 $32,950
Other Residential Care Facilities 440 0.29 $22.06 $45,890

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) 46,390 2.13 $25.48 $53,010
Facilities Support Services 1,020 0.74 $19.36 $40,270
Local Government (OES Designation) 37,770 0.71 $26.33 $54,770
Other Residential Care Facilities 440 0.29 $22.06 $45,890
Individual and Family Services 880 0.06 $15.84 $32,950

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vocational Rehabilitation Services (8) (8) $28.17 $58,590
Local Government (OES Designation) 37,770 0.71 $26.33 $54,770
State Government (OES Designation) 46,390 2.13 $25.48 $53,010
Other Residential Care Facilities 440 0.29 $22.06 $45,890
Elementary and Secondary Schools 50 (7) $20.87 $43,410


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 12,260 0.81 1.26 $37.53 $78,060
Texas 7,350 0.65 1.02 $20.22 $42,050
New York 4,370 0.50 0.77 $31.86 $66,270
Florida 4,200 0.55 0.85 $19.13 $39,790
Pennsylvania 4,080 0.72 1.12 $24.84 $51,670



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 970 1.22 1.91 $17.64 $36,680
South Dakota 440 1.07 1.66 $19.21 $39,960
Idaho 640 1.02 1.58 $17.96 $37,350
Colorado 2,260 0.95 1.48 $26.57 $55,260
Oregon 1,570 0.93 1.45 $26.27 $54,650



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 12,260 0.81 1.26 $37.53 $78,060
Connecticut 1,410 0.86 1.34 $36.74 $76,420
New Jersey 2,720 0.70 1.09 $35.50 $73,840
Illinois 2,350 0.41 0.64 $32.91 $68,460
New York 4,370 0.50 0.77 $31.86 $66,270




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 3,380 0.83 1.30 $35.55 $73,950
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,970 0.37 0.57 $33.93 $70,570
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,660 0.58 0.91 $20.18 $41,970
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,380 0.58 0.90 $17.63 $36,660
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,280 0.69 1.07 $26.07 $54,220
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,240 0.33 0.51 $35.26 $73,330
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,230 0.55 0.85 $21.71 $45,170
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,120 0.61 0.95 $26.10 $54,290
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,090 0.46 0.72 $26.98 $56,120
Baltimore-Towson, MD 1,070 0.82 1.28 $26.27 $54,640



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 3.43 5.33 $15.22 $31,660
Pine Bluff, AR 80 2.62 4.08 $18.65 $38,790
Bakersfield-Delano, CA 780 2.62 4.08 $35.86 $74,580
Salem, OR 360 2.39 3.73 $23.81 $49,520
Monroe, LA 160 2.16 3.36 $19.03 $39,580
Amarillo, TX 240 2.14 3.34 $20.01 $41,620
Grand Junction, CO 120 2.07 3.23 $25.07 $52,150
Pocatello, ID 70 1.99 3.10 $18.08 $37,610
Las Cruces, NM 120 1.79 2.78 $16.71 $34,750
Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 240 1.73 2.69 $24.66 $51,300