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Salary/Benefits for the Correctional Officers

In order to obtain permanent status as a Correctional Officer, candidates must successfully complete a nine-week, non-residential pre-service Training Academy during which time Correctional Officer Trainees will receive a base rate of $500 per week without benefits.

Upon appointment as a Correctional Officer, benefits include:

  • Starting annual salary of $50,365
  • Health, dental and vision coverage
  • Pension plan
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Paid holidays
  • Sick leave benefit
  • College incentive pay
  • Step pay increases
  • Clothing maintenance allowance
  • Opportunities for career advancement