Probation, Parole and Juvenile Probation Officer Salaries in Colorado

The Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 Edition, an occupational data guide published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, found that during 2012 the median Colorado probation officer, parole officer and juvenile probation officer salary in CO was $51,730.

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In Colorado, the Division of Probation Services operates independent of the Colorado Department of Corrections. There are 21 judicial districts within the state, each of which has its own probation department. The salary figures shown below include both adult and juvenile probation officers. Denver is the only city in the state with its own juvenile probation department.

Probation Officer:

  • Minimum: $43,104
  • Mid: $60,420
  • Maximum: $77,736

Chief Probation Officer I:

  • Minimum: $65,760
  • Mid: $78,060
  • Maximum: $90,360

Chief Probation Officer II:

  • Minimum: $72,588
  • Mid: $86,160
  • Maximum: $99,744

Chief Probation Officer III:

  • Minimum: $80,160
  • Mid: $95,136
  • Maximum: $110,100

These salary figures include adult and juvenile parole officers, as provided by the Colorado Department of Corrections and the Colorado Department of Human Services:

Community Parole Officer:

  • Minimum: $40,320
  • Maximum: $73,200

Community Parole Team Leader:

  • Minimum: $54,060
  • Maximum: $76,812

Community Parole Supervisor:

  • Minimum: $59,580
  • Maximum: $84,720

The U.S. Department of Labor provides these salary figures for juvenile and adult probation/parole officers in Colorado.

Area name
Annual mean wage
Boulder CO
Colorado Springs CO
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield CO
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area

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