Information About Probation Officers And Correctional Treatment Specialists

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Training

Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists need bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists
Training for Probation Officers And Correctional Treatment Specialists
Percent
Less than High School 2.4
High School 15.3
Some College 20.9
Associates Degree 9.6
Bachelors Degree 37.1
Masters Degree 13.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.3

Employment

Represents about 103,000 people in the United States- 0.3% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 19,000 more probation officers and correctional treatment specialists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 41,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, probation officers and correctional treatment specialists make $25.05 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists $15.00 $17.70 $23.00 $31.10 $39.40
Community and social services occupations $11.10 $14.40 $19.10 $26.20 $34.10
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, probation officers and correctional treatment specialists make $52,110 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists $31,210 $36,920 $47,840 $64,810 $82,140
Community and social services occupations $23,160 $29,990 $39,880 $54,650 $71,070
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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