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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
87,660 0.7 % $28.27 $58,790 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.65 $20.17 $25.49 $34.25 $45.56
Annual Wage (2) $34,630 $41,950 $53,020 $71,240 $94,770


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) 46,330 2.13 $27.52 $57,240
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 38,460 0.70 $29.86 $62,110
Individual and Family Services 1,140 0.05 $16.50 $34,330
Facilities Support Services 950 0.61 $20.85 $43,360
Other Residential Care Facilities 350 0.21 $21.76 $45,260

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) 46,330 2.13 $27.52 $57,240
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 38,460 0.70 $29.86 $62,110
Facilities Support Services 950 0.61 $20.85 $43,360
Other Residential Care Facilities 350 0.21 $21.76 $45,260
Individual and Family Services 1,140 0.05 $16.50 $34,330

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) 38,460 0.70 $29.86 $62,110
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 46,330 2.13 $27.52 $57,240
Elementary and Secondary Schools 80 (7) $21.85 $45,440
Other Residential Care Facilities 350 0.21 $21.76 $45,260
Facilities Support Services 950 0.61 $20.85 $43,360


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 13,560 0.80 1.32 $42.91 $89,240
New York 4,770 0.51 0.84 $33.99 $70,690
Pennsylvania 4,150 0.71 1.17 $26.58 $55,280
Florida 3,770 0.44 0.72 $17.13 $35,630
Ohio 3,190 0.59 0.97 $24.23 $50,410




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)
West Virginia 880 1.27 2.10 $19.01 $39,530
New Mexico 800 0.98 1.62 $20.66 $42,970
Alaska 310 0.97 1.61 $32.37 $67,320
South Dakota 380 0.89 1.47 $22.35 $46,490
Idaho 630 0.89 1.47 $20.52 $42,680




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 13,560 0.80 1.32 $42.91 $89,240
Rhode Island 200 0.41 0.68 $39.93 $83,060
New Jersey 2,790 0.69 1.14 $35.48 $73,810
New York 4,770 0.51 0.84 $33.99 $70,690
Iowa 740 0.48 0.80 $33.83 $70,360





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 5,210 0.85 1.41 $41.09 $85,470
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3,850 0.41 0.67 $35.86 $74,580
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,090 0.73 1.21 $27.78 $57,780
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,910 0.41 0.68 $33.65 $69,990
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,470 0.71 1.18 $27.69 $57,590
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 1,220 1.24 2.05 $47.92 $99,670
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,200 0.80 1.32 $40.87 $85,020
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,170 0.44 0.72 $21.57 $44,860
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,120 0.36 0.59 $28.34 $58,950
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 980 0.67 1.10 $29.44 $61,230