Juvenile Officer

By: Josiah Geter

Annual pay for a Juvenile Officer

Annual median wage: $48,190

Hourly wage is $23.17

The lower 10% earned less than $31,590

The top 10% earned more than $83,410

Entry-level education

The level education to become a juvenile officer is a bachelor degree. In addition most employer require candidates to pass oral, written, and psychological exams. A bachelor’s degree in social work, criminal justice, behavioral sciences, or a related field is usually required. Some employers require a master’s degree in a related field.

Job outlook

Employment of probation officers and correctional treatment specialists is projected to show little or no change from 2012 to 2022.

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