The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in its Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 Edition, that in 2012 the median among probation, parole and juvenile probation officer salaries in Illinois was $56,020.
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The enforcement of parole in Illinois is divided between the Illinois Department of Corrections, Parole Division (adult parole) and the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (juvenile parole).
Probation is handled separately by the circuit courts in each county but is overseen by the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, Probation Services Division.
Juvenile parole officers and adult parole officers are referred to as Corrections Parole Agents by the Illinois Department of Corrections and are paid as follows:
Corrections Parole Agent:
- Minimum: $53,244
- Maximum: $72,588
The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the following probation officer, parole officer, and juvenile parole officer salaries in cities throughout Illinois: