Tennessee Gov. Announces 37% Raise for Corrections Officers
No Word on Plans for Boosting Teacher Pay Amid Widening Shortage
Last week, Gov. Bill announced a 37% salary increase for new correctional officers hired by the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC). The move makes the starting salary for a Tennessee correctional officer $44,500.
This is a needed improvement to the salary of hard-working state employees with a difficult job.