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Wages for Correctional Officers and Jailers in MAINE

Location Pay Period 2018
Low Median High
United States Hourly $14.97 $21.31 $36.90
United States Yearly $31,140 $44,330 $76,760
Maine Hourly $15.55 $19.03 $24.07
Maine Yearly $32,350 $39,580 $50,060
Portland-South Portland, ME Metro Area Hourly $16.49 $19.56 $23.27
Portland-South Portland, ME Metro Area Yearly $34,290 $40,680 $48,400
Southwest Maine Balance of State Hourly $16.22 $19.03 $24.75
Southwest Maine Balance of State Yearly $33,730 $39,580 $51,480
Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metro Area Hourly $12.26 $18.51 $24.28
Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metro Area Yearly $25,510 $38,500 $50,510
Northeast Maine Balance of State Hourly $12.90 $17.80 $20.80
Northeast Maine Balance of State Yearly $26,840 $37,020 $43,260
Bangor, ME Metro Area Hourly N/A N/A N/A
Bangor, ME Metro Area Yearly N/A N/A N/A
Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metro Area Hourly N/A N/A N/A
Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metro Area Yearly N/A N/A N/A
Portsmouth, NH-ME Metro Area Hourly N/A N/A N/A
Portsmouth, NH-ME Metro Area Yearly N/A N/A N/A


Occupation Description
Correctional Officers and Jailers

Guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions in accordance with established regulations and procedures. May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point. Includes deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in correctional institutions.

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