First-Line Supervisor of Correctional Officer Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of correctional officers amongst New Jersey metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$84,790
25th Percentile Wage
$96,880
50th Percentile Wage
$108,340
75th Percentile Wage
$116,990
90th Percentile Wage
$127,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $108,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $84,790.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40.76
25th Percentile Wage
$46.58
50th Percentile Wage
$52.08
75th Percentile Wage
$56.25
90th Percentile Wage
$61.51

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.51. The median hourly salary is $52.08. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40.76.

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
2016108,3400.66%3.73%
2015107,6300.01%-
2014107,6203.00%-
2013104,3900.09%-
2012104,300--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in state of New Jersey ranges from $46,170 to $104,510. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in New Jersey is Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton with a median annual salary of $104,510. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Camden (mean annual salary $100,700). The lowest paying area is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $46,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$104,510
Camden
$100,700
Wilmington
$46,170


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