First-Line Supervisor of Correctional Officer Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of correctional officers among West Virginia 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 West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,960
25th Percentile Wage
$34,800
50th Percentile Wage
$51,110
75th Percentile Wage
$68,220
90th Percentile Wage
$72,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,960.

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
$51,110
-31.38% -17.59%
2016
$67,150
25.20% -
2015
$50,230
-23.15% -
2014
$61,860
2.85% -
2013
$60,100
0.00% -
2012
$60,100
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in state of West Virginia ranges from $44,700 to $83,260. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $83,260. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Morgantown (mean annual salary $65,050). The lowest paying area is North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$83,260
Morgantown
$65,050
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$61,380
Cumberland
$60,240
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$57,980
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$44,700




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