Probation, Parole and Juvenile Probation Officer Salaries in Kentucky

Both probation and parole services in Kentucky are enforced by the Kentucky Department of Corrections, Division of Probation and Parole. For juveniles, these services are managed by the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice, where those who enforce juvenile probation are referred to as community workers.

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According to the Kentucky Department of Corrections, parole officers in Kentucky are paid as follows:

Probation and Parole Officer I:

  • Entry Level: $31,071.12
  • Midpoint: $41,161.20

Probation and Parole Officer II:

  • Entry Level: $34,178.64
  • Midpoint: $45,500.16

Probation and Parole Officer III:

  • Entry Level: $34,178.64
  • Midpoint: $45,500.16

Probation and Parole Officer IV:

  • Entry Level: $37,596
  • Midpoint: $49,803.60

Probation and Parole District Supervisor:

  • Entry Level: $41,354.64
  • Midpoint: $54,785.28

The salaries for juvenile probation officers are as follows:

Youth Worker I:

  • Entry Level: $23,346
  • Midpoint: $30,927.60

Youth Worker II:

  • Entry Level: $25,677.60
  • Midpoint: $34,018.56

Youth Worker III:

  • Entry Level: $25,677.60
  • Midpoint: $34,018.56

Youth Worker Supervisor:

  • Entry Level: $28,248.48
  •  Midpoint: $37,419.36

The salaries given here represent parole/probation officers and juvenile parole officers in Kentucky as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor in 2012:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Cincinnati-Middletown OH-KY-IN
360
46180
Clarksville TN-KY
70
34650
Huntington-Ashland WV-KY-OH
60
34850
Louisville-Jefferson County KY-IN
290
37210
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
90
36830

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