First-Line Supervisor of Correctional Officer Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,640
25th Percentile Wage
$70,930
50th Percentile Wage
$79,530
75th Percentile Wage
$89,420
90th Percentile Wage
$100,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $59,640.

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
$79,530
2.70% 17.49%
2016
$77,380
5.00% -
2015
$73,510
2.14% -
2014
$71,940
0.89% -
2013
$71,300
7.97% -
2012
$65,620
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $69,010 to $104,280. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $104,280. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Harrisburg-Carlisle (mean annual salary $83,620). The lowest paying area is Reading with a median annual salary of $69,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$104,280
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$83,620
Pittsburgh
$82,260
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$81,610
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$80,190
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$79,530
Philadelphia
$79,270
Erie
$78,840
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$76,740
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$76,010
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$75,600
Johnstown
$73,390
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$71,510
Reading
$69,010




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