Probation Officer and Correctional Treatment Specialist Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for probation officers and correctional treatment specialists in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of probation officers and correctional treatment specialists among New Jersey 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 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,960
25th Percentile Wage
$61,100
50th Percentile Wage
$76,990
75th Percentile Wage
$94,930
90th Percentile Wage
$96,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for probation officers and correctional treatment specialists in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,960.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of probation officers and correctional treatment specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,990
5.57% 4.30%
2016
$72,700
-1.51% -
2015
$73,800
-2.01% -
2014
$75,280
0.07% -
2013
$75,230
2.06% -
2012
$73,680
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of probation officers and correctional treatment specialists in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of probation officers and correctional treatment specialists in state of New Jersey ranges from $44,570 to $77,160. The highest paying area for probation officers and correctional treatment specialists in New Jersey is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $77,160. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Camden (mean annual salary $72,970). The lowest paying area is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $44,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Trenton-Ewing
$77,160
Camden
$72,970
Edison-New Brunswick
$69,190
Wilmington
$44,570




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