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37,768
Employees
$40,546
Median salary

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This data reflects the records supplied to The Texas Tribune by this public entity in response to a public information request. The median salary is calculated using all of the full-time salaries that the entity reports. Part-time salaries are not included in that calculation. An "N/A" means there are no full-time workers in that category and no median salaries were calculated.

Number of employees by salary

Number of employees by salary

Compensation Number of Employees
$21,600 - $42,100 23,347
$42,100 - $62,600 13,072
$62,600 - $83,100 370
$83,100 - $103,600 127
$103,600 - $124,100 27
$124,100 - $144,600 13
$144,600 - $165,100 5
$165,100 - $185,600 4
$185,600 - $206,100 2
$206,100 - $226,600 0
$226,600 - $247,100 0
$247,100 - $267,600 1

Top compensation in Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Name Title Compensation
Bryan L. Collier Ex Director TDCJ $266,500
Oscar Mendoza Deputy Director III $199,367
Jerry E. McGinty, II Deputy Director III $199,367
Cris W. Love Director VII $183,207
Lorie L. Davis Director VII $183,207
David G. Gutierrez Chair, Pardons and Paroles $176,300
Melvin D. Neely Director VII $169,380
Frankie R. Inmon Director VII $161,014
Sharon F. Howell General Counsel VI $160,956
Pamela E. Thielke Director VII $154,352

Positions with most employees in Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Title Employees Median salary
Correc Offcr III 9,984 $36,238
Correc Officer V 7,672 $43,049
Correc Officer IV 5,888 $40,546
Sgt of Correc Offcrs 1,757 $45,201
Clerk II 1,371 $23,748
Parole Offcr II 1,041 $43,572
Lt of Correc Offcrs 780 $47,462
Parole Offcr I 563 $39,718
Maintenance Supervisor IV 527 $40,458
Food Srvc Mgr II 435 $40,546

Gender breakdown

17,614
Female employees
$39,411
Median female salary
20,154
Male employees
$41,769
Median male salary

Number of employees by salary

Women
Men

Number of employees by salary

Women

16,082

1,025

79

20

5

3

1

0

0

0

Salary

$21,600 - $46,200

$46,200 - $70,800

$70,800 - $95,400

$95,400 - $120,000

$120,000 - $144,600

$144,600 - $169,200

$169,200 - $193,800

$193,800 - $218,400

$218,400 - $243,000

$243,000 - $267,600

Men

17,908

1,603

194

31

9

2

3

2

0

1

Ethnic breakdown

Employees by ethnicity

WHITE 42.6% / 16,083 employees
BLACK 34.9% / 13,163 employees
HISPANIC 20.8% / 7,856 employees
ASIAN 1.3% / 501 employees
AM INDIAN 0.4% / 165 employees

Salaries by ethnicity

Ethnicity Median salary
WHITE $41,525
BLACK $40,546
HISPANIC $40,546
ASIAN $40,546
AM INDIAN $40,458

Length of employment

Employees by tenure

1 year or less 8,248 employees
1-10 years 19,025 employees
10-20 years 7,797 employees
20+ years 2,692 employees

Salaries by tenure

Tenure Median salary
1 year or less $36,238
1-10 years $40,546
10-20 years $43,049
20+ years $43,049

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