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Philippine Bureau of Corrections | Salary Grade 2023

In the Philippine society, the Bureau of Corrections has a significant duty to ensure that criminal offenders are reformatted and rehabilitated inside the walls of the seven prisons and penal farms that are dispersed throughout the nation.

What is Bureau of Corrections?

The Bureau of Corrections (Filipino: Kawanihan ng mga Bilangguan, literally “Bureau of Prisons”, which was the name of the agency from 1905 to 1989; abbreviated BuCor) is an agency of the Department of Justice which is charged with the custody and rehabilitation of national offenders, who have been sentenced to three years of imprisonment or more. The agency has its headquarters in the New Bilibid Prison Reservation in Muntinlupa.

BuCor’s functions include protecting prisoners convicted by the courts for three years and one day or more within prisons, preventing prisoners from committing additional crimes while in the bureau’s custody, providing inmates with basic necessities, ensuring that inmates are provided with rehabilitation programs that will benefit their development, and developing livelihood programs that will help inmates earn money and improve their skills.

Bureau of Corrections Ranks

Commissioned Officers

  • Corrections Director General (Undersecretary)
  • Corrections Deputy Director General for Administration (Assistant Secretary)
  • Corrections Deputy Director General for Security and Operations (Assistant Secretary)
  • Corrections Deputy Director General for Reformation (Assistant Secretary)
  • Corrections Chief Superintendent (Brig. General)
  • Corrections Senior Superintendent (Colonel)
  • Corrections Superintendent (Lieutenant Colonel)
  • Corrections Chief Inspector (Major)
  • Corrections Senior Inspector (Captain)
  • Corrections Inspector (Lieutenant)

Non-commissioned Officers

  • Corrections Senior Officer 4
  • Corrections Senior Officer 3
  • Corrections Senior Officer 2
  • Corrections Senior Officer 1
  • Corrections Officer 3
  • Corrections Officer 2
  • Corrections Officer 1

BuCor Salary and Allowances

The Bureau of Corrections, as a government agency, provides competitive salaries and adequate benefits to its employees. That means that any current or prospective employee will be able to advance their careers in BuCor without having to worry about their pay not covering their daily expenses! A career at BuCor will also provide you with opportunities such as government career advancement and attractive retirement benefits.

For example, under the Republic Act 10575 or the Bureau of Corrections Act of 2013, a BuCor Corrections Officer 1 salary will be P29,668 per month, equivalent to Salary Grade (SG) 11.

BuCor officers receive longevity pay and other extra allowances on top of their monthly base pay as government employees. As part of the Salary Standardization Law, they also receive regular salary increases.

BuCor Ranks and Salary 2023

Corrections Chief SuperintendentSG 27Php 91,058
Corrections Senior SuperintendentSG 26Php 80,583
Corrections SuperintendentSG 25Php 71,313
Corrections Chief InspectorSG 24Php 62,555
Corrections Senior InspectorSG 23Php 56,582
Corrections InspectorSG 22Php 49,528
Corrections Senior Officer 4SG 19Php 38,360
Corrections Senior Officer 3SG 18Php 34,761
Corrections Senior Officer 2SG 17Php 34,079
Corrections Senior Officer 1SG 16Php 33,411
Corrections Officer 3SG 14Php 32,114
Corrections Officer 2SG 12Php 30,867
Corrections Officer 1SG 11Php 29,668

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Source: Philippine Go

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