Probation, Parole and Juvenile Probation Officer Salaries in Texas

According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 Edition, a publication of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median probation, parole and juvenile probation officer salary in Texas is $39,750.

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The Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Parole Division, handles adults on parole while a separate division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – the Community Justice Assistance Division – handles probation services. For juveniles, both parole and probation are supervised by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

Included here are salaries for adult and juvenile parole and probation officers at three career points as reported by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice:

Parole Officer I:

  • Minimum: $29,933
  • Midpoint: $38,164
  • Maximum: $46,396

Parole Officer II:

  • Minimum: $31,729
  • Midpoint: $40,454
  • Maximum: $49,180

Parole Officer III:

  • Minimum: $33,633
  • Midpoint: $42,881
  •  Maximum: $52,130

Parole Officer IV:

  •  Minimum: $38,146
  •  Midpoint: $49,590
  •  Maximum: $61,034

Parole Officer V:

  •  Minimum: $43,673
  •  Midpoint: $56,775
  •   Maximum: $69,878

Shown below are the salaries of adult and juvenile parole and probation officers throughout cities in Texas, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Abilene TX
100
38140
Amarillo TX
190
41270
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos TX
710
40740
Beaumont-Port Arthur TX
160
39400
Dallas-Plano-Irving TX Metropolitan Division
610
42650
El Paso TX
220
40050
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown TX
1530
40480
Laredo TX
50
37150
Lubbock TX
70
41060
San Antonio-New Braunfels TX
550
38530
Texarkana-Texarkana TX-AR
70
33190
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
130
40170
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
60
40020
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
330
38010
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
120
41580
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
70
38010
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
180
38800

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