The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) is responsible for the custody, safety, and security of detainees in jails across the Philippines. BJMP officers are trained professionals who perform a vital role in keeping our communities safe. But how much do these officers earn? Let’s take a look.
As of 2019, the starting salary for a BJMP officer was ₱20,754 per month. After two years of service, officers are eligible for a salary increase to ₱22,316 per month. With each subsequent year of service, salaries continue to increase incrementally, maxing out at ₱29,668 per month after 10 years. In addition to their base salary, BJMP officers also receive allowances and other benefits, such as health insurance and retirement benefits.
BJMP officers play a vital role in keeping our communities safe. They are trained professionals who deserve our respect—and a fair wage. Thankfully, the Philippine government recognizes this fact and provides BJMP officers with competitive salaries and benefits. So if you ever find yourself in need of assistance from a BJMP officer, know that you’re being helped by someone who is fairly compensated for their time and effort.