Pay and Benefits

Pay Ranges

Correctional Officer/Youth Correctional Officer

Range A = $3,788 (During Academy) 
Range J = $4,660 (After Academy)
Range K = $7,782 (Top of Pay Scale)

Youth Correctional Counselor

Range A = $3,788 (During Academy)
Range J = $5,100 (After Academy)
Range K = $8,525 (Top of pay scale)


Pay Bonus

CDCR offers a pay bonus in addition to your regular salary for the following institutions. If you would like to be eligible for this additional pay please indicate it during your selection process.


Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Sick and Vacation Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Recruitment Incentive
  • Recruitment and Retention Differential Pay
  • Bilingual Pay
  • Education incentive
  • 401 (k) Plan
  • 401 (k) Deferred Compensation

Retirement

CalPERS Retirement – 2.5% at 57 years of age

For more information about benefits, please review the Contract for Bargaining Unit 6.