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Probation Officer

Āpiha Matakana

Probation officers prepare reports on criminal cases for courts. They manage the sentences of parolees and supervise community-based offenders.


New probation officers usually earn

$52K-$59K per year

Senior probation officers usually earn

$60K-$65K per year

Source: Department of Corrections, 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a probation officer are good due to new roles being created.
Diana Cave talking with someone in her office

Probation officer Diana Cave meeting with an offender

Last updated 7 June 2017