For illustrative purposes only. How to use this calculator: Enter the number of new Correction Officers in the light green box, and the percentage wage increase you want all jail workers to have, and the costs will be calculated below. If you want to change the numbers, just make the change and press the tab button. If somehow you made a mistake, just refresh the page, and the calculated numbers will come back. Best viewed on desktop.

Based on 2022 Dutchess County Adopted Budget. Please note that this calculator concerns wages only. Fringes like pension, health insurance, etc... are separate lines and might be affected differently; however, those lines should already account for the amount budgeted for overtime. Assumes average rate of pay for COs, actual percentage increase affects all other positions based on their line item.