Becoming a Juvenile Probation Officer via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. South University is a US school (accredited) offering juvenile justice courses to train individuals to become top-notch juvenile justice professionals, public prosecutors, public defenders, juvenile prosecutors, juvenile defenders, justice administers, juvenile probation officers, deputy juvenile officers, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 92,910 people employed as probation officers and correctional treatment specialists alone in America, and their average annual salary is $50,500. Colleges and universities like South University that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Juvenile Probation Officer Salary Information

Category: Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists

Total # Employed in the US 92,910
Average Hourly Wage: $24.28/hr
Hourly Wage Range
$14.69 $17.32 $22.37 $29.84 $37.91
Average Yearly Salary $50,500
Yearly Salary Range
$30,540 $36,030 $46,530 $62,080 $78,860
Employment Demographics
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
2.4% 15.3% 20.9% 9.6% 37.1% 13.4% 1.3%
Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Colorado $37.03/hr $77,020
North Dakota $30.07/hr $62,540
Nebraska $29.53/hr $61,430
Oklahoma $29.17/hr $60,680
Kansas $28.36/hr $59,000
Louisiana $26.91/hr $55,970
Indiana $26.74/hr $55,610
Mississippi $25.74/hr $53,550
Florida $25.61/hr $53,270
Connecticut $25.45/hr $52,940
Montana $25.16/hr $52,320
Tennessee $23.1/hr $48,050
Arkansas $22.72/hr $47,250
South Carolina $22.63/hr $47,070
District of Columbia $22.37/hr $46,520
Utah $22.07/hr $45,910
Alabama $21.26/hr $44,230
Puerto Rico $20.71/hr $43,080
Pennsylvania $20.29/hr $42,200
Guam $20.26/hr $42,140
Washington $19.98/hr $41,560
Ohio $19.62/hr $40,800
Massachusetts $19.48/hr $40,520
Iowa $18.96/hr $39,440
New Jersey $18.96/hr $39,440
Hawaii $18.78/hr $39,070
Wyoming $18.71/hr $38,910
Oregon $18.36/hr $38,180
Maryland $18.2/hr $37,860
Maine $18.18/hr $37,810
Michigan $18.16/hr $37,760
Kentucky $18.11/hr $37,660
West Virginia $17.89/hr $37,210
Idaho $17.49/hr $36,380
New Mexico $17.45/hr $36,290
New Hampshire $16.99/hr $35,350
South Dakota $16.5/hr $34,330
Wisconsin $16.19/hr $33,680
California $15.53/hr $32,300
Nevada $15.08/hr $31,370

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