First-Line Supervisor of Correctional Officer Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of correctional officers among California cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$82,100
25th Percentile Wage
$90,480
50th Percentile Wage
$93,690
75th Percentile Wage
$100,380
90th Percentile Wage
$106,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $82,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39.47
25th Percentile Wage
$43.50
50th Percentile Wage
$45.05
75th Percentile Wage
$48.26
90th Percentile Wage
$51.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $51.36. The median hourly salary is $45.05. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39.47.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201693,6904.91%8.21%
201589,090-0.24%-
201489,3003.63%-
201386,0600.07%-
201286,000--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in state of California ranges from $69,810 to $94,920. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in California is San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont with a median annual salary of $94,920. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario (mean annual salary $93,700). The lowest paying area is Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine with a median annual salary of $69,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$94,920
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$93,700
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$93,650
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$92,930
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$92,780
Fresno
$92,770
Salinas
$91,070
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$89,310
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$88,950
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$86,740
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$86,520
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$69,810


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