First-Line Supervisor of Correctional Officer Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of correctional officers among Louisiana areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,920
25th Percentile Wage
$42,040
50th Percentile Wage
$52,220
75th Percentile Wage
$63,050
90th Percentile Wage
$72,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,920.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,220
-4.83% 1.09%
2016
$54,740
3.73% -
2015
$52,700
2.90% -
2014
$51,170
-0.23% -
2013
$51,290
-0.70% -
2012
$51,650
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in state of Louisiana ranges from $34,750 to $61,680. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in Louisiana is Alexandria with a median annual salary of $61,680. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $61,370). The lowest paying area is New Iberia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Alexandria
$61,680
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$61,370
Lafayette
$56,050
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$52,860
Baton Rouge
$52,780
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$51,880
Shreveport-Bossier City
$50,060
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$48,070
Lake Charles
$45,790
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$44,700
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$34,750




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