Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

Civilian:

Provide social services to assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation or parole. Make recommendations for actions involving formulation of rehabilitation plan and treatment of offender, including conditional release and education and employment stipulations.

Military:

Just like some civilians, some military personnel need assistance with various problems or concerns, including career decisions, family issues, substance abuse, or emotional problems. Caseworkers and counselors work with military personnel and their families to help them with their particular concerns. They may specialize by the type of counseling that they do, such as career guidance or alcohol and drug abuse prevention. They normally work as part of a team that may include social workers, psychologists, medical officers, chaplains, personnel specialists, and commanders.

Job Titles

  • Adult Parole Officer
  • Adult Probation Officer
  • Attendance Officer
  • Certified Juvenile Probation Officer
  • Chief Juvenile Probation Officer (CJPO)

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Nationwide Salary Average*

Civilian:
$48,190
Military:
Not Available

*Average calculated based on median level of pay

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