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How much does a Correctional Officer make?

Updated Nov. 20, 2021
$65,349 /yr
Average Base Pay

105 salaries

$50K

Low

$65K

Average

$85K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Correctional Officer is $65,349 per year in the Canada. The average additional cash compensation for a Correctional Officer in the Canada is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 105 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Correctional Officer employees in the Canada.

Seniority Levels

L2
Correctional Officer$65,349 /yr
L3
Senior Correctional Officer$40,414 /yr
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Correctional Service Canada
3.1

Correctional Service Canada

Correctional Officer

$81,981

 /yr
Range: $65K - $89K
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$65K

$89K

$64,806 - $89,375 Range

Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services
3.9

Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services

Correctional Officer - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $25 - $38

$25

$38

$25 - $38 Range

BC Corrections
3

BC Corrections

Correctional Officer

$52,318

 /yr
Range: $49K - $66K

$49K

$66K

$48,886 - $66,446 Range

Government of Alberta
3.6

Government of Alberta

Correctional Officer

$63,564

 /yr
Range: $56K - $77K

$56K

$77K

$56,008 - $76,871 Range

Government of Saskatchewan
4

Government of Saskatchewan

Correctional Officer - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $30 - $34

$30

$34

$30 - $34 Range

Government of Ontario, Canada
3.9

Government of Ontario, Canada

Correctional Officer

$76,148

 /yr
Range: $71K - $79K

$71K

$79K

$71,381 - $79,168 Range

BC Public Service
3.8

BC Public Service

Correctional Officer - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $24 - $34

$24

$34

$24 - $34 Range

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Province of Nova Scotia
3.9

Province of Nova Scotia

Correctional Officer - Monthly

$4,566

 /mo
Range: $4K - $5K

$4K

$5K

$4,425 - $4,721 Range

Government of the Northwest Territories
3.7

Government of the Northwest Territories

Correctional Officer

$87,384

 /yr
Range: $87K - $99K

$87K

$99K

$87,116 - $99,040 Range

B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU)
3.7

B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Correctional Officer

$60,714

 /yr
Range: $44K - $71K

$44K

$71K

$44,278 - $71,424 Range

Alberta Adult Correctional and Remand Centres

Correctional Officer

$66,120

 /yr
Range: $57K - $68K

$57K

$68K

$56,939 - $67,744 Range

Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services
3.9

Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services

Correctional Officer - Hourly
About 

$26 -$31

 hourly

$26

$31

$26 - $31 Range

Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services
3.9

Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services

Correctional Officer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$30 -$36

 hourly

$30

$36

$30 - $36 Range

Government of British Columbia
3.6

Government of British Columbia

Correctional Officer - Hourly
About 

$31 -$41

 hourly

$31

$41

$31 - $41 Range

Yukon Government
4.4

Yukon Government

Correctional Officer - Hourly
About 

$36 -$44

 hourly

$36

$44

$36 - $44 Range

Government of Manitoba
3.8

Government of Manitoba

Correctional Officer - Hourly
About 

$34 -$38

 hourly

$34

$38

$34 - $38 Range

Ministère de la Sécurité Publique
3.2

Ministère de la Sécurité Publique

Correctional Officer
About 

$49K -$72K

$49K

$72K

$48,663 - $72,041 Range

Alberta Justice
2.9

Alberta Justice

Correctional Officer
About 

$59K -$64K

$59K

$64K

$58,898 - $64,495 Range

Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General
3.9

Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General

Correctional Officer - Hourly
About 

$36 -$40

 hourly

$36

$40

$36 - $40 Range

Alberta Health Services
3.9

Alberta Health Services

Correctional Officer - Hourly
About 

$19 -$21

 hourly

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Correctional Officer salaries

The national average salary for a Correctional Officer is $65,349 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Correctional Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 105 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Correctional Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Correctional Officer in Canada is $85,222 per year.

The lowest salary for a Correctional Officer in Canada is $50,111 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent correctional officer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$92,000
per year
A Parole Officer in the Edmonton Area area reported making $92,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$29
hourly
A Correctional Officer in the Toronto Area area reported making $29 per hour
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Toronto Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
A Correctional Officer in the Toronto Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$54,996
per year
A Probation Officer in the Saint John Area area reported making $54,996 per year
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3-4 years experience
Saint John Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$25
hourly
A Correctional Officer in the Toronto Area area reported making $25 per hour
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10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Probation Officer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$20
hourly
A Correctional Officer in the Toronto Area area reported making $20 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Non-profit Organisation
$60,000
per year
A Correctional Probation Officer in the Edmonton Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$76,871
per year
A Correctional Officer in the Edmonton Area area reported making $76,871 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government