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Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in Alabama

Considering a career as a Probation Officer or Correctional Treatment Specialist in Alabama?

5.2% Jobs Projection
$45,060 Median Salary
110 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in Alabama are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in Alabama is growing faster than average.

  • Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in Alabama earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists Work in Alabama?

In Alabama, there were 1,110 people working as Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in the year 2018.

There were 1,010 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in AL Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,005 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists working in it, which means Alabama has more Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists than average.

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in AL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Alabama

Jobs for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 5.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.7%.

Job Projections for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists: Nation vs. AL

Alabama Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 110 annual job openings, and 1,220 total jobs in 2026 for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 8,300 annual jobs and 96,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists Make in Alabama?

In 2018 wages for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists ranged from $28,480 to $63,440 with $45,060 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.69 to $30.5. The median hourly rate was $21.66.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.11 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.45.

The median salary in Alabama is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists Earnings: AL vs. National Average

Top Alabama Metros for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 230 $49,640
Montgomery, AL 160 $47,310
Huntsville, AL 120 $39,860
Mobile, AL 80 $44,850
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 70 $24,450

Top States for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 13,560 $89,210
New York 4,770 $70,620
Pennsylvania 4,150 $53,890
Florida 3,770 $32,880
Ohio 3,190 $49,160
North Carolina 3,090 $42,810
Georgia 2,860 $41,840
Illinois 2,840 $68,080
New Jersey 2,790 $73,780
Virginia 2,640 $45,060
Missouri 2,460 $36,730
Michigan 2,400 $64,840
Arizona 2,320 $53,010
Colorado 2,250 $56,490
Washington 2,010 $61,370
Tennessee 1,980 $40,930
Indiana 1,780 $47,910
Oregon 1,660 $59,070
Maryland 1,590 $57,830
Wisconsin 1,430 $47,100

Below are the states where Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $89,210
Rhode Island $85,260
New Jersey $73,780
Iowa $71,630
New York $70,620
Illinois $68,080
Minnesota $67,060
Massachusetts $66,260
Alaska $65,470
Michigan $64,840

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