Correctional Institution Administrator - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Correctional Institution Administrator"How much does a Correctional Institution Administrator in the federal government get paid? $107,580.56* *Based on the 2020 average.
Correctional Institution Administrator was the 120th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 1,760 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Correctional Institution Administration, with an average salary of $107,693.
Government Correctional Institution Administration jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Correctional Institution Administration job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
This occupation includes positions which involve responsibility for managing, or participating in the overall management of, correctional institutions, correctional systems, or correctional programs, and positions which involve responsibility for advising on, reviewing, and evaluating the management of such institutions, systems, or programs. Work in this occupation requires knowledge of (1) penological theories, principles, and techniques and (2) the problems, methods, and techniques of institutional management.
Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.
Agencies that have hired a Correctional Institution Administrator
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System||1,747||$107,692.91|
|Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs||1||$153,665.00|
Correctional Institution Administrator Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Correctional Institution Administrator is $107,580.56. The highest paid Correctional Institution Administrator made $197,300 in 2020.
Common Correctional Institution Administrator Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Correctional Institution Administration Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||1,635|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||74|
|GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate||50|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$27,782.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$146,757.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Administrative and Management|
|Occupation Family:||0000 MISCELLANEOUS OCCUPATIONS GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade
GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Correctional Institution Administration jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Irrigation System Operation||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Equipment Services||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Loan Specialist||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Social Insurance Administration||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Civilian Pay||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Correctional Institution Administration Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for a Correctional Institution Administrator was $82,191. Since then, the average pay has increased to $107,581 in 2020.
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