Probation, Parole and Juvenile Probation Officer Salaries in California

The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 Edition, reports the median probation, parole and juvenile probation officer salaries in California to be $75,780.

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In California, there are 58 counties, and each county operates its own adult probation/juvenile probation departments. The Division of Adult Parole Operations and the Division of Juvenile Parole Operations operate independently.

Parole Officer Salary – Adult and Juvenile

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation utilizes this salary scale for both adult parole officers and juvenile parole officers. Multiple:

Parole Agent I (Adult Parole) and Parole Agent I (Youth Authority):

  • $60,396 to $69,900 (1-5 years)
  • $63,420 to $73,392 (6-10 years)
  • $73,140 to $88,824 (11-15 years)
  • $73,380 to $84,996 (16-20 years)
  • $76,800 to $93,264 (21-25 years)
  • $77,052 to $89,244 (26-30 years)

Parole Agent II (Adult Parole) – Specialist and Parole Agent II (Youth Authority) – Specialist:

  • $80,232 to $97,452 (1-10 years)
  • $84,240 to $102,324 (remainder of career)

Parole Agent II (Adult Parole) – Supervisor and Parole Agent II (Youth Authority) – Supervisor:

  • $86,244 to $104,772

Parole Agent III (Adult Parole) and Parole Agent III (Youth Authority):

  • $90,420 to $109,920

Probation Officer Salary – Adult and Juvenile

Below are some salary figures released by the U.S. Department of Labor for probation officers and juvenile probation officers in California.

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Fresno CA
400
74610
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale CA Metropolitan Division
4020
70850
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana CA
4630
72600
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward CA Metropolitan Division
570
81410
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario CA
1170
79310
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville CA
1030
88690
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos CA
850
71070
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont CA
1350
80050
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City CA Metropolitan Division
790
79070
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine CA Metropolitan Division
610
84120
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta CA
480
38480
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
100
89010
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
80
79880
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
40
69170
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
100
89080

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