Government Salaries Explorer
This database of compensation for Texas state employees is published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit and nonpartisan news organization. We publish this information because we believe that disclosing how tax dollars are spent is in the public interest.
Updated: April 1, 2023 • Download all data
Major of Correctional Officers
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
This position is categorized as criminal justice, according to the state auditor's office. Its salary ranges from $48,278 to $78,953. A description of this position and its responsibilities is available on the auditor's website.
Employees by gender
Most employees who hold this position identify as male.
Employees by race
Length of employment
|Length of employment||Employees||Percent||Median salary|
|1 year or less||1||< 1%||$62,172|
All employees who hold this position are full-time. Employment status refers to whether an employee is listed as working part or full time and is based on hours worked in a week.
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