Department of Justice and Community Safety
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Correctional Officer yearly salaries in Australia at Department of Justice and Community Safety

Job Title
Location
Average salary
$62,883 per year
15%
Below national average

Salary estimated from 85 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 12 months. Last updated: 26 October 2021

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Reviews for Correctional Officer in Department of Justice and Community Safety

Long hours, shiftwork

The job is team focused, stressful at times, stable, management is not always supportive, the culture is sometimes not positive, male dominated, shiftwork, good people to work with overall.

Pros

stable job

Cons

long hours, stressful
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Great place to contribute to helping the community.

Shift work is essential, week end work is required. Yearly training essential. Lots of variety of work experience. Prisoners are easier to manage than staff. Management to not support staff effectively.
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Good Team atmosphere

- Requires more manning and pay. The staff present at the location I worked was positive and upbeat and got on with an impossible caseload with what they had to use.

Pros

Location to family home, day shift only.

Cons

The huge caseloads and walkin cliental
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How much does a Correctional Officer make at Department of Justice and Community Safety in Australia?

Average Department of Justice and Community Safety Correctional Officer yearly pay in Australia is approximately $62,883, which is 15% below the national average.

Salary information comes from 217 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.

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