Probation, Parole and Juvenile Probation Officer Salaries in Illinois

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:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Champaign-Urbana IL
50
54360
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville IL Metropolitan Division
940
59190
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville IL-IN-WI
1390
54990
St. Louis MO-IL
650
37330
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
50
46040
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
110
43730