What Training Will You Need for Probation Officer Careers?
Find out how much you can make as a parole or probation officer.
Salaries by City
Many people convicted of crimes are placed on probation instead of going to prison. Others who have served time in prison are released on parole to finish their sentences. Probation officers and parole officers work with offenders to help integrate them back into society and prevent them from committing new crimes.
This is a dynamic job that requires great organization and tenacity. What follows is an overview of probation officer training and salaries in some of the top cities across the country.
Probation Salaries in Cities Across the U.S.
When we look closely we see probation officer salaries at the city level vary quite a bit. What follows is a sampling of cities with corresponding probation officer salary information:
|City||Annual Median Salary*|
Sources: Salary.com's May 2012 Survey; Houston, TX; Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Denver, CO; Minneapolis, MN; Washington, DC; Chicago, IL; Philadelphia, PA; Portland, OR.
*The salary information listed is based on a national average, unless noted. Actual salaries may vary greatly based on specialization within the field, location, years of experience and a variety of other factors.