How Much do Corrections Officers Make in Kansas?

Do corrections officers in Kansas make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Kansas corrections officers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, corrections officers in Kansas earn an average of $37,920 a year, equivalent to $18.23 an hour.

This is 24% less than corrections officers nationwide and 18% less than the typical Kansas worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Kansas Corrections Officer Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $24.01 $49,950
75th $19.55 $40,670
50th $17.82 $37,050
25th $16.13 $33,560
10th $14.15 $29,420
Kansas Corrections Officers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Manhattan $19.55 $40,670
Topeka $18.18 $37,820
Wichita $17.05 $35,470
Kansas Corrections Officer Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $18.23 $37,920
2018 $17.57 $36,550
2017 $17.02 $35,410
2016 $16.59 $34,520
2015 $16.33 $33,970
2014 $16.39 $34,100
2013 $16.22 $33,740
2012 $15.68 $32,620
2011 $15.69 $32,640