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Correctional Officer Salary

$2,000 Recruiting Bonus for new COsThe table below contains salary information for full-time Correctional Officers at each level of the career ladder. Links are also provided to the job description for each level.

View additional information regarding the $4,000 Recruiting Bonus at select units.

 

Full-Time Correctional Officer Salary
Effective February 1, 2018

Full-time Correctional Officer Salary
Title *Monthly Salary Months
of Employment
CO III $3,019.84 0 to 14
CO III $3,191.86 15 to 30
CO IV $3,284.27 31 to 42
CO IV $3,378.87 43 to 54
CO IV $3,480.77 55 to 90
CO V $3,587.45 91+

*Salary rates may differ for return-to-work retirees who are not ERS contributors.

View TDCJ Corrections as a Career and the salary schedule for CO Supervisors.

 

Part-Time Correctional Officer Salary
Effective February 1, 2018

The table below contains salary information for part-time Correctional Officers at each level of the career ladder. Links are also provided to the job description for each level.

Part-time Correctional Officer Salary
Title *Monthly Salary Months
of Employment
CO III $3,019.84 0 to 2
CO III $1,509.92 3 to 14
CO III $1,595.93 15+

*Salary rates may differ for return-to-work retirees who are not ERS contributors.

Note: New part-time Correctional Officers attend the Training Academy for 6 weeks and on-the-job training at their unit of assignment for 2 weeks on a full-time basis. During this period, officers receive $3,019.84. For any remaining part of the 2nd month of employment, the part-time salary is $1,509.92.

Links of Interest

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Page updated: 02/02/2018