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5.2% Jobs Projection
$71,630 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

In Iowa, there were 740 people working as Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in the year 2018.

There were 730 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in IA Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Iowa

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. IA

Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 50 annual job openings, and 610 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 Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists ranged from $49,940 to $90,650 with $71,630 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.01 to $43.58. The median hourly rate was $34.44.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $33.79 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.65.

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

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

Top Iowa 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
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 150 $66,560
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 150 $71,490
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 140 $48,610
Cedar Rapids, IA 130 $72,200
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 50 $74,730

Top States for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists Employment

View the list below to see 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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