Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
87,500 0.8 % $26.63 $55,380 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.17 $19.01 $24.12 $32.41 $42.76
Annual Wage (2) $33,630 $39,530 $50,160 $67,420 $88,930


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) 46,760 2.14 $26.45 $55,010
Local Government (OES Designation) 38,050 0.71 $27.41 $57,000
Facilities Support Services 1,020 0.69 $19.29 $40,130
Individual and Family Services 1,010 0.06 $17.56 $36,520
Other Residential Care Facilities 420 0.26 $20.03 $41,660

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) 46,760 2.14 $26.45 $55,010
Local Government (OES Designation) 38,050 0.71 $27.41 $57,000
Facilities Support Services 1,020 0.69 $19.29 $40,130
Other Residential Care Facilities 420 0.26 $20.03 $41,660
Individual and Family Services 1,010 0.06 $17.56 $36,520

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 38,050 0.71 $27.41 $57,000
State Government (OES Designation) 46,760 2.14 $26.45 $55,010
Elementary and Secondary Schools 40 (7) $21.61 $44,940
Other Residential Care Facilities 420 0.26 $20.03 $41,660
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 60 0.03 $19.58 $40,730


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 11,760 0.74 1.18 $40.07 $83,350
Texas 8,070 0.69 1.10 $21.98 $45,710
New York 4,450 0.49 0.79 $32.28 $67,140
Florida 4,420 0.54 0.86 $18.80 $39,090
Pennsylvania 4,310 0.75 1.20 $25.68 $53,410




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 840 1.20 1.92 $18.27 $38,000
South Dakota 430 1.03 1.65 $20.38 $42,400
New Mexico 780 0.97 1.56 $20.19 $42,000
Idaho 630 0.96 1.53 $19.10 $39,720
Colorado 2,390 0.95 1.53 $27.82 $57,860




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 11,760 0.74 1.18 $40.07 $83,350
New Jersey 2,740 0.69 1.11 $35.47 $73,780
Iowa 610 0.40 0.64 $32.41 $67,410
Illinois 2,190 0.37 0.59 $32.31 $67,190
New York 4,450 0.49 0.79 $32.28 $67,140





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 3,300 0.78 1.26 $38.96 $81,040
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,410 0.37 0.59 $33.93 $70,580
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,750 0.60 0.95 $21.99 $45,730
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,450 0.60 0.96 $23.99 $49,890
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,440 0.75 1.20 $28.61 $59,510
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,150 0.85 1.36 $39.29 $81,710
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,150 0.46 0.74 $27.53 $57,270
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,150 1.29 2.07 $25.35 $52,720
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,100 0.57 0.92 $29.62 $61,610
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,020 0.76 1.22 $27.85 $57,930