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How much does a Correctional Officer make?

Updated Oct. 14, 2021
$65,349 /yr
Average Base Pay

105 salaries

$50K

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$65K

Average

$85K

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No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

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

Seniority Levels

L2
Correctional Officer$65,349 /yr
L3
Senior Correctional Officer$40,414 /yr
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Correctional Service Canada
3.2

Correctional Service Canada

Correctional Officer

$81,809

 /yr
Range: $65K - $89K
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$65K

$89K

$64,670 - $89,188 Range

BC Corrections
2.9

BC Corrections

Correctional Officer

$52,209

 /yr
Range: $49K - $66K

$49K

$66K

$48,784 - $66,307 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

Government of Alberta
3.5

Government of Alberta

Correctional Officer

$63,430

 /yr
Range: $56K - $77K

$56K

$77K

$55,891 - $76,710 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

$75,989

 /yr
Range: $71K - $79K

$71K

$79K

$71,231 - $79,002 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
4

Province of Nova Scotia

Correctional Officer - Monthly

$4,557

 /mo
Range: $4K - $5K

$4K

$5K

$4,416 - $4,711 Range

Government of the Northwest Territories
3.7

Government of the Northwest Territories

Correctional Officer

$87,201

 /yr
Range: $87K - $99K

$87K

$99K

$86,934 - $98,833 Range

B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU)
3.8

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

Correctional Officer

$60,587

 /yr
Range: $44K - $71K

$44K

$71K

$44,186 - $71,275 Range

Alberta Adult Correctional and Remand Centres

Correctional Officer

$65,982

 /yr
Range: $57K - $68K

$57K

$68K

$56,820 - $67,602 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
4.2

Yukon Government

Correctional Officer - Hourly
About 

$36 -$43

 hourly

$36

$43

$36 - $43 Range

Government of Manitoba
3.8

Government of Manitoba

Correctional Officer - Hourly
About 

$34 -$37

 hourly

$34

$37

$34 - $37 Range

Alberta Justice
2.9

Alberta Justice

Correctional Officer
About 

$59K -$65K

$59K

$65K

$58,931 - $64,687 Range

Ministère de la Sécurité Publique
3.3

Ministère de la Sécurité Publique

Correctional Officer
About 

$49K -$73K

$49K

$73K

$49,389 - $72,515 Range

Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General
3.6

Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General

Correctional Officer - Hourly
About 

$37 -$40

 hourly

$37

$40

$37 - $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.

$35
hourly
A Corrections Officer in the Saskatoon Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Saskatoon Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$35
hourly
A Correctional Officer in the Toronto Area area reported making $35 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$60,000
per year
A Supervision Officer in the Ottawa Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
A Correctional Officer in the Calgary Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$50,105
per year
A Correctional Officer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $50,105 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$20
hourly
A Correctional Officer in the Edmonton Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital