First-Line Supervisor of Correctional Officer Salary Information in Washington

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,120
25th Percentile Wage
$68,170
50th Percentile Wage
$79,540
75th Percentile Wage
$94,230
90th Percentile Wage
$106,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $59,120.

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
$79,540
32.69% 32.49%
2016
$53,540
3.62% -
2015
$51,600
0.12% -
2014
$51,540
-9.49% -
2013
$56,430
4.84% -
2012
$53,700
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in state of Washington ranges from $51,520 to $99,600. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in Washington is Tacoma with a median annual salary of $99,600. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $89,400). The lowest paying area is Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tacoma
$99,600
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$89,400
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$86,660
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$82,300
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$74,890
Spokane
$73,400
Yakima
$61,100
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$52,210
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$52,210
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$51,520




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