Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
87,950 0.8 % $26.00 $54,080 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.82 $18.57 $23.73 $31.64 $41.41
Annual Wage (2) $32,900 $38,630 $49,360 $65,810 $86,140


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) 48,280 2.19 $25.93 $53,930
Local Government (OES Designation) 37,090 0.69 $26.59 $55,300
Facilities Support Services 970 0.67 $18.15 $37,760
Individual and Family Services 890 0.06 $17.03 $35,410
Other Residential Care Facilities 510 0.31 $23.06 $47,960

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) 48,280 2.19 $25.93 $53,930
Local Government (OES Designation) 37,090 0.69 $26.59 $55,300
Facilities Support Services 970 0.67 $18.15 $37,760
Other Residential Care Facilities 510 0.31 $23.06 $47,960
Individual and Family Services 890 0.06 $17.03 $35,410

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 37,090 0.69 $26.59 $55,300
State Government (OES Designation) 48,280 2.19 $25.93 $53,930
Other Residential Care Facilities 510 0.31 $23.06 $47,960
Elementary and Secondary Schools 50 (7) $21.34 $44,390
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 60 0.03 $18.85 $39,200


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 11,130 0.72 1.13 $39.29 $81,720
Texas 7,670 0.66 1.04 $20.92 $43,520
New York 4,350 0.48 0.76 $32.13 $66,830
Florida 4,210 0.53 0.83 $18.99 $39,510
Pennsylvania 4,180 0.73 1.15 $25.30 $52,620




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 810 1.14 1.79 $18.35 $38,170
South Dakota 440 1.08 1.69 $19.62 $40,820
Colorado 2,490 1.02 1.59 $27.18 $56,540
Missouri 2,670 0.98 1.54 $18.25 $37,970
Idaho 620 0.96 1.51 $18.63 $38,750




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 11,130 0.72 1.13 $39.29 $81,720
New Jersey 2,880 0.74 1.16 $35.77 $74,400
New York 4,350 0.48 0.76 $32.13 $66,830
Iowa 540 0.35 0.56 $32.09 $66,740
Illinois 2,130 0.36 0.57 $31.11 $64,710





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 3,220 0.78 1.23 $38.28 $79,630
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,500 0.39 0.61 $34.25 $71,230
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,690 0.58 0.90 $21.28 $44,270
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,440 0.62 0.97 $22.47 $46,740
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,350 0.72 1.13 $28.41 $59,090
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,300 0.53 0.82 $17.41 $36,200
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,190 0.63 0.99 $29.54 $61,440
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,140 0.47 0.74 $26.91 $55,980
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,130 1.28 2.01 $25.00 $52,000
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,120 0.85 1.34 $38.63 $80,350