The Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 Edition, which is a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, found that the median Montana probation officer, parole officer and juvenile probation officer salary in 2012 was $39,770.
- Grand Canyon University - B.S. in Justice Studies and M.S. in Criminal Justice
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- Strayer University - Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice
In Montana, adult and juvenile probation and parole officers in the top 25th percentile earned an average of $45,650 per year, which was about $21.95 per hour. Those who were in the top 10th percentile averaged about 6.5% more at $48,870 per year, which was an average hourly rate of $23.49.
In Montana, the Montana Department of Corrections, Adult Community Corrections is responsible for monitoring and supervising probation and parole services. Juveniles on parole are supervised by the Montana Department of Corrections, Youth Community Corrections Bureau. Juvenile probation services are handled locally by the youth courts.
The salary figures shown here are taken from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics and represent the income for probation and parole officers as well as juvenile probation officers throughout Montana: