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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
Industry profile for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
Geographic profile for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

National estimates for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
90,070 0.9 % $ 29.76 $ 61,900 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 17.78 $ 21.02 $ 26.77 $ 36.07 $ 47.36
Annual Wage (2) $ 36,990 $ 43,720 $ 55,690 $ 75,030 $ 98,510


Industry profile for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 47,660 2.17 $ 29.27 $ 60,870
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 39,940 0.74 $ 30.89 $ 64,250
Facilities Support Services 1,020 0.64 $ 21.35 $ 44,400
Individual and Family Services 720 0.03 $ 17.37 $ 36,120
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 270 0.09 $ 32.55 $ 67,690

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 47,660 2.17 $ 29.27 $ 60,870
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 39,940 0.74 $ 30.89 $ 64,250
Facilities Support Services 1,020 0.64 $ 21.35 $ 44,400
Other Residential Care Facilities 230 0.15 $ 16.52 $ 34,360
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 270 0.09 $ 32.55 $ 67,690

Top paying industries for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 270 0.09 $ 32.55 $ 67,690
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 39,940 0.74 $ 30.89 $ 64,250
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 47,660 2.17 $ 29.27 $ 60,870
Outpatient Care Centers 40 (7) $ 22.19 $ 46,150
Facilities Support Services 1,020 0.64 $ 21.35 $ 44,400


Geographic profile for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 14,140 0.86 1.33 $ 46.07 $ 95,820
Texas 7,230 0.60 0.92 $ 23.24 $ 48,350
New York 4,870 0.56 0.87 $ 34.67 $ 72,110
Florida 4,590 0.54 0.84 $ 19.36 $ 40,260
Pennsylvania 4,120 0.75 1.16 $ 28.23 $ 58,720




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Virginia 800 1.23 1.89 $ 22.12 $ 46,010
Oregon 1,820 1.00 1.55 $ 30.55 $ 63,530
Arizona 2,540 0.90 1.38 $ 26.27 $ 54,640
Idaho 640 0.89 1.38 $ 21.79 $ 45,320
Missouri 2,350 0.87 1.35 $ 18.61 $ 38,710




Top paying states for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 14,140 0.86 1.33 $ 46.07 $ 95,820
Massachusetts 1,150 0.34 0.53 $ 41.06 $ 85,400
New Jersey 2,960 0.78 1.21 $ 36.52 $ 75,960
New York 4,870 0.56 0.87 $ 34.67 $ 72,110
Minnesota 1,910 0.71 1.09 $ 33.69 $ 70,070





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 5,820 1.00 1.54 $ 44.38 $ 92,310
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,290 0.49 0.75 $ 36.26 $ 75,410
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,090 0.77 1.20 $ 29.44 $ 61,240
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,840 0.42 0.65 $ 30.44 $ 63,320
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,610 0.45 0.69 $ 24.83 $ 51,650
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,230 0.67 1.03 $ 34.16 $ 71,060
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 1,160 1.20 1.85 $ 52.42 $ 109,040
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,150 0.39 0.60 $ 23.32 $ 48,500
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,140 0.76 1.18 $ 44.26 $ 92,050
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,130 0.37 0.58 $ 29.47 $ 61,300




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pine Bluff, AR 100 3.42 5.28 $ 20.09 $ 41,790
Jefferson City, MO 230 3.11 4.80 $ 17.61 $ 36,620
Elmira, NY 80 2.66 4.11 $ 34.04 $ 70,810
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 110 2.16 3.33 $ 22.11 $ 46,000
Salem, OR 330 1.96 3.03 $ 28.19 $ 58,630
Panama City, FL 140 1.88 2.90 $ 17.35 $ 36,090
Bismarck, ND 120 1.82 2.81 $ 29.47 $ 61,300
Chico, CA 130 1.79 2.77 $ 33.67 $ 70,040
Charleston, WV 180 1.70 2.63 $ 24.18 $ 50,300
Duluth, MN-WI 200 1.69 2.60 $ 29.18 $ 60,680