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4.4% Jobs Projection
$32,880 Median Salary
410 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

In 2018, there were 3,770 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists working in the state.

There were 3,580 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 190 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in FL Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 4.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.7%.

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

Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 410 annual job openings, and a total of 4,750 jobs for Florida Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in 2026.

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 Florida?

In 2018 wages for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists ranged from $27,280 to $46,530 with $32,880 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.12 to $22.37. The median hourly rate was $15.81.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $15.38 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.43.

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

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

Top Florida 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
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 710 $33,440
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 540 $31,790
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 390 $32,770
Jacksonville, FL 220 $32,630
Tallahassee, FL 210 $33,180
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 130 $32,700
Port St. Lucie, FL 120 $31,440
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 110 $31,220
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 110 $34,860
Gainesville, FL 100 $31,210
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 70 $32,630
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 50 $29,940

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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