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Probation Officer

Āpiha Matakana

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Probation officers supervise offenders serving a sentence in the community. They also help ex-prisoners return to society.


Probation officers usually earn

$54K-$60K per year

Senior probation officers usually earn

$60K-$69K per year

Source: Department of Corrections, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a probation officer are good due to new roles being created.
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Probation officers check up on offenders under home detention

Last updated 26 July 2018