Overtime pay for prison employees has been a contentious issue among legislators, union representatives, prison administrators and taxpayers for several years.
This database collects salary and overtime pay information for Corrections employees for Fiscal Year 2014, which started July 1, 2013, and ended June 30, 2014. Included facilities are Big Muddy, Centralia, Lawrence, Menard, Pinckneyville, Robinson, Shawnee, Southwestern, Vandalia and Vienna correctional centers and Illinois Youth Center Harrisburg.
Positions denoted with an * are prevailing-wage employees. Their listed salaries are based on 52 40-hour work weeks.