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Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $32.80
Statewide median: $20.95

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$20.52 $25.93 $34.85
Minnesota
$25.85 $32.80 $40.28
Central Minnesota
$29.53 $35.74 $40.74
Northeast Minnesota
$23.49 $28.02 $33.21
Northwest Minnesota
$25.20 $28.75 $33.54
Southeast Minnesota
$30.36 $35.88 $41.14
Southwest Minnesota
$25.31 $31.33 $36.85
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$26.05 $34.19 $42.40

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,270 workers employed in this small career.

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,438 new Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 91,300 96,500 5,200 5.7%
Minnesota 1,537 1,651 114 7.4%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Southeast Minnesota 129 135 6 4.7%
Central Minnesota 139 159 20 14.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,219 1,327 108 8.9%


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