How Much do Corrections Officers Make in Missouri?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, corrections officers in Missouri earn an average of $33,380 a year, equivalent to $16.05 an hour.

This is 33% less than corrections officers nationwide and 30% less than the typical Missouri worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Missouri Corrections Officer Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $19.39 $40,340
75th $16.41 $34,140
50th $15.08 $31,360
25th $15.07 $31,350
10th $13.66 $28,420
Missouri Corrections Officers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Jefferson City $15.42 $32,080
Kansas City $18.34 $38,140
Springfield $21.31 $44,330
St. Joseph $15.09 $31,390
St. Louis $20.60 $42,850
Missouri Corrections Officer Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $16.05 $33,380
2018 $15.22 $31,650
2017 $14.84 $30,870
2016 $14.57 $30,310
2015 $14.58 $30,320
2014 $14.57 $30,310
2013 $14.34 $29,820
2012 $14.08 $29,300
2011 $14.06 $29,250