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$36,730 Median Salary
200 Job Openings
  • Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in Missouri earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

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

In 2018, there were 2,460 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists working in the state.

There were 2,480 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in MO Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 5.7%.

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

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 200 annual job openings, and a total of 2,360 jobs for Missouri 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 Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists ranged from $30,420 to $47,650 with $36,730 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.63 to $22.91. The median hourly rate was $17.66.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $17.66 an hour.

Wages between 2017 and 2018 did not increase or decrease.

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

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

Top Missouri 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
St. Louis, MO-IL 980 $38,380
Springfield, MO 150 $37,740
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 100 $36,690
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 40 $38,520

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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Occupation MO Employment Total
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Community Health Workers 1,370

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