Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
86,810 0.7 % $25.44 $52,910 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.39 $18.07 $23.29 $31.41 $40.46
Annual Wage (2) $32,010 $37,590 $48,440 $65,330 $84,160


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) 46,310 2.11 $25.47 $52,970
Local Government (OES Designation) 37,030 0.68 $25.90 $53,870
Individual and Family Services 1,230 0.09 $15.83 $32,930
Facilities Support Services 1,100 0.83 $21.26 $44,220
Other Residential Care Facilities 500 0.32 $22.74 $47,310

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) 46,310 2.11 $25.47 $52,970
Facilities Support Services 1,100 0.83 $21.26 $44,220
Local Government (OES Designation) 37,030 0.68 $25.90 $53,870
Other Residential Care Facilities 500 0.32 $22.74 $47,310
Individual and Family Services 1,230 0.09 $15.83 $32,930

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 37,030 0.68 $25.90 $53,870
Vocational Rehabilitation Services (8) (8) $25.56 $53,170
State Government (OES Designation) 46,310 2.11 $25.47 $52,970
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 170 0.07 $24.24 $50,430
Other Residential Care Facilities 500 0.32 $22.74 $47,310


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 12,960 0.88 1.34 $36.80 $76,540
Texas 6,940 0.64 0.97 $19.91 $41,420
Florida 4,420 0.59 0.91 $18.73 $38,960
New York 4,410 0.51 0.78 $32.12 $66,810
Pennsylvania 3,800 0.68 1.03 $24.66 $51,280




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)
New Mexico 820 1.05 1.60 $16.75 $34,840
South Dakota 420 1.04 1.58 $18.32 $38,120
Oregon 1,700 1.04 1.58 $25.81 $53,680
Idaho 620 1.00 1.53 $18.08 $37,600
Colorado 2,270 0.99 1.51 $25.59 $53,230




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 12,960 0.88 1.34 $36.80 $76,540
Connecticut 1,410 0.86 1.32 $36.31 $75,530
New Jersey 2,700 0.71 1.08 $35.80 $74,470
New York 4,410 0.51 0.78 $32.12 $66,810
Illinois 2,580 0.45 0.69 $31.38 $65,270





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 3,830 0.96 1.47 $34.42 $71,600
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,000 0.38 0.58 $34.48 $71,720
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,560 0.57 0.86 $19.77 $41,120
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,550 0.67 1.02 $17.47 $36,350
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,430 0.39 0.59 $32.98 $68,590
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,280 0.70 1.06 $25.31 $52,650
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,140 0.48 0.74 $26.11 $54,300
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,110 0.63 0.96 $25.74 $53,540
Baltimore-Towson, MD 1,110 0.87 1.32 $25.04 $52,080
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,100 0.51 0.78 $21.63 $44,990




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Anderson, IN 170 4.54 6.93 $14.20 $29,530
Pine Bluff, AR 90 2.73 4.18 $18.43 $38,340
Bakersfield-Delano, CA 750 2.62 4.00 $36.02 $74,930
Albany, GA 140 2.44 3.72 $17.02 $35,400
Salem, OR 340 2.37 3.62 $23.55 $48,990
Pocatello, ID 80 2.29 3.49 $17.46 $36,320
Monroe, LA 160 2.10 3.20 $17.72 $36,870
Longview, WA 70 2.10 3.20 $23.73 $49,360
Amarillo, TX 200 1.76 2.69 $20.16 $41,940
Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 230 1.72 2.62 $23.69 $49,270