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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
88,120 0.6 % $28.80 $59,910 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.49 $20.69 $26.10 $34.83 $45.61
Annual Wage (2) $36,370 $43,040 $54,290 $72,450 $94,860


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, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 44,960 2.07 $28.44 $59,160
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 40,250 0.73 $29.88 $62,160
Facilities Support Services 1,040 0.63 $20.61 $42,880
Individual and Family Services 980 0.04 $16.43 $34,170
Other Residential Care Facilities 260 0.16 $16.85 $35,050

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, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 44,960 2.07 $28.44 $59,160
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 40,250 0.73 $29.88 $62,160
Facilities Support Services 1,040 0.63 $20.61 $42,880
Other Residential Care Facilities 260 0.16 $16.85 $35,050
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 60 0.04 (8) (8)

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 40,250 0.73 $29.88 $62,160
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 44,960 2.07 $28.44 $59,160
Elementary and Secondary Schools 70 (7) $21.58 $44,880
Facilities Support Services 1,040 0.63 $20.61 $42,880
Other Residential Care Facilities 260 0.16 $16.85 $35,050


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 13,390 0.77 1.28 $44.12 $91,760
Texas 7,960 0.64 1.07 $22.29 $46,360
New York 4,940 0.52 0.87 $34.27 $71,280
Pennsylvania 4,110 0.70 1.16 $27.19 $56,550
North Carolina 3,160 0.71 1.18 $21.60 $44,920




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)
Alaska 340 1.06 1.77 $32.14 $66,850
Oregon 1,800 0.94 1.57 $29.69 $61,750
West Virginia 650 0.93 1.54 $20.32 $42,270
Missouri 2,510 0.89 1.48 $18.20 $37,850
Arizona 2,460 0.86 1.43 $25.83 $53,730




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 13,390 0.77 1.28 $44.12 $91,760
New Jersey 2,910 0.71 1.19 $34.34 $71,420
New York 4,940 0.52 0.87 $34.27 $71,280
Iowa 830 0.53 0.89 $33.45 $69,570
Massachusetts 1,140 0.31 0.52 $32.91 $68,460





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-Anaheim, CA 5,170 0.83 1.38 $42.16 $87,700
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,140 0.43 0.71 $35.37 $73,580
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,130 0.74 1.23 $27.99 $58,230
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,900 0.52 0.87 $23.97 $49,860
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,890 0.40 0.67 $33.84 $70,390
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,820 0.60 0.99 $22.14 $46,060
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,560 0.74 1.23 $27.68 $57,560
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 1,200 1.18 1.97 $49.19 $102,310
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,170 0.43 0.71 $22.12 $46,020
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,120 0.73 1.22 $42.21 $87,800