Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

5.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
14%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
3.8%
by 2030
WAGES
$55,690
or $26.77 hourly
VOLUME
90,070
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 14% (No worries)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
Assisting and Caring for Others
Negotiation
Persuasion
Key
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 3.8% by 2030
'Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists' was $55,690, or $26.77 hourly
'Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists' are paid 32.8% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as probation officers and correctional treatment specialists?

As of 2020 there were 90,070 people employed as Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists within the United States.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists.

Job description

Provide social services to assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation or parole. Make recommendations for actions involving formulation of rehabilitation plan and treatment of offender, including conditional release and education and employment stipulations.

SOC Code: 21-1092.00

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