There are currently an estimated 91,300 probation officers in the United States. The probation officer job market is expected to grow by 5.7% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are probation officers?
CareerExplorer rates probation officers with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 10,500 probation officers. That number is based on 5,200 additional probation officers, and the retirement of 5,300 existing probation officers.
What’s the supply of probation officers?
The probation officer industry is concentrated in California, Texas, New York
Probation Officer job market by state
|State Name||Employed Probation Officers|
|District of Columbia||90|