In 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics found the median probation, parole and juvenile probation officer salaries in Florida to be $37,220.
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Adult parole and probation in Florida are monitored by the Florida Department of Corrections. There are 144 field offices in Florida that handle parole and felony probation for adults. Juvenile probation services are administered by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, and there are an estimated 135 juvenile field offices throughout the state.
Here are some of the probation and parole officer salaries as provided by the Florida Department of Corrections:
Correctional Probation Officer:
- Trainee: $30,434.56
- Certified: $33,478.12 to $51,603.24
Salary add-ons include $1,700 per year for probation officers employed in the counties of River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie. For those working in the counties of Palm Beach, Dade, Broward, and Monroe, there is a salary add-on of $2,740 per year. Probation officers in Florida are also eligible for criminal justice incentive pay of $130 per month, which is a supplement for post secondary education.
Correctional Probation Officer Senior:
- $36,060.96 to $56,165.46
Juvenile Probation Officer:
These salary figures for probation officers, parole officers, and juvenile probation officers are as published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics: