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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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:

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)
92,140 0.6 % $ 30.43 $ 63,290 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 17.97 $ 22.56 $ 28.97 $ 37.03 $ 47.64
Annual Wage (2) $ 37,380 $ 46,920 $ 60,250 $ 77,020 $ 99,090


Industry profile for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists:

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) 47,650 2.17 $ 29.07 $ 60,460
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 41,710 0.78 $ 32.67 $ 67,960
Individual and Family Services 990 0.04 $ 17.87 $ 37,170
Facilities Support Services 870 0.52 $ 21.52 $ 44,760
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 170 0.06 $ 26.03 $ 54,140

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) 47,650 2.17 $ 29.07 $ 60,460
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 41,710 0.78 $ 32.67 $ 67,960
Facilities Support Services 870 0.52 $ 21.52 $ 44,760
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 170 0.06 $ 26.03 $ 54,140
Individual and Family Services 990 0.04 $ 17.87 $ 37,170

Top paying industries for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 40 (7) $ 43.43 $ 90,320
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 41,710 0.78 $ 32.67 $ 67,960
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 47,650 2.17 $ 29.07 $ 60,460
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 170 0.06 $ 26.03 $ 54,140
Outpatient Care Centers 70 0.01 $ 21.60 $ 44,930


Geographic profile for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists:

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.



Map of employment of probation officers and correctional treatment specialists by state, May 2021


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 14,970 0.91 1.38 $ 45.51 $ 94,650
New York 5,720 0.66 1.01 $ 37.15 $ 77,270
Texas 5,180 0.42 0.65 $ 24.08 $ 50,090
Florida 4,630 0.54 0.82 $ 20.38 $ 42,390
Pennsylvania 4,300 0.77 1.18 $ 29.20 $ 60,740


Map of location quotient of probation officers and correctional treatment specialists by state, May 2021


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 860 1.30 2.00 $ 22.42 $ 46,640
Oregon 2,110 1.16 1.77 $ 32.38 $ 67,340
Alaska 310 1.06 1.61 $ 35.33 $ 73,480
Virginia 3,430 0.91 1.40 $ 22.86 $ 47,550
Idaho 690 0.91 1.39 $ 22.68 $ 47,180


Map of annual mean wages of probation officers and correctional treatment specialists by state, May 2021


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 14,970 0.91 1.38 $ 45.51 $ 94,650
Connecticut 1,180 0.75 1.15 $ 43.25 $ 89,960
Massachusetts 1,150 0.34 0.52 $ 40.38 $ 83,980
New York 5,720 0.66 1.01 $ 37.15 $ 77,270
New Jersey 2,650 0.69 1.05 $ 36.08 $ 75,040



Map of employment of probation officers and correctional treatment specialists by area, May 2021


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 5,580 0.98 1.49 $ 45.92 $ 95,510
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,750 0.55 0.84 $ 38.94 $ 81,000
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,910 0.72 1.10 $ 30.88 $ 64,240
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,880 0.44 0.68 $ 31.35 $ 65,200
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,630 1.07 1.63 $ 40.47 $ 84,180
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,460 0.69 1.06 $ 28.60 $ 59,480
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,450 0.40 0.62 $ 26.56 $ 55,250
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 1,390 1.42 2.17 $ 47.41 $ 98,600
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,210 0.41 0.63 $ 29.96 $ 62,320
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,110 0.45 0.69 $ 21.96 $ 45,670


Map of location quotient of probation officers and correctional treatment specialists by area, May 2021


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 3.22 4.93 $ 20.55 $ 42,740
Jefferson City, MO 220 3.00 4.59 $ 18.18 $ 37,810
El Centro, CA 120 2.10 3.21 $ 45.20 $ 94,020
St. Joseph, MO-KS 110 2.10 3.21 $ 18.11 $ 37,670
Charleston, WV 200 2.05 3.13 $ 23.83 $ 49,560
Beckley, WV 80 1.94 2.96 $ 21.30 $ 44,310
Stockton-Lodi, CA 490 1.91 2.92 $ 44.74 $ 93,060
Cumberland, MD-WV 70 1.91 2.92 $ 28.76 $ 59,810
Salem, OR 320 1.88 2.87 $ 29.04 $ 60,400
Flagstaff, AZ 110 1.82 2.78 $ 24.34 $ 50,630