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State of Florida - Malone, FL
Duties include but are not limited to the following: Plans, organizes and coordinates the activities of all Correctional Officers and Correctional Officer Sergeants assigned to a shift....
2 days ago
County of Shasta - Redding, CA
investigation relevant to working in a law enforcement office or facility prior to being hired....
2 days ago
Travis County - Austin, TX
and Experience: Juvenile Detention Officer I: $15.62 - $19.05 hourly Associates degree in Human Services or a directly related field AND one (1) year experience in direct client care, counseling, law...
2 days ago
Coconino County - Flagstaff, AZ
Preferred qualifications include previous law enforcement experience and/or military experience. This position is non-exempt from overtime. This position is safety sensitive....
2 days ago
Travis County - Austin, TX
and Experience: Juvenile Detention Officer I: $15.62 - $19.05 hourly Associate's degree in Human Services or a directly related field AND one (1) year experience in direct client care, counseling, law...
1 day ago
State of Washington - Lynnwood, WA
The Mission of Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) is to improve public safety by positively changing lives....
1 day ago
State of Kentucky - West Liberty, KY
Correctional Officers fill a critical role within correctional institutions by working together as a team to maintain safety and control of offenders....
1 day ago
County Of Scotts Bluff - Gering, NE
investigation....
19 hours ago
CoreCivic - Bonner Springs, KS
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, security corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
1 day ago
CoreCivic - Atchison, KS
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, security corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
1 day ago
CoreCivic - Lawrence, KS
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, security corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
1 day ago
CoreCivic - Silver Lake, KS
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, security corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
1 day ago
CoreCivic - Elwood, KS
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, security corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
1 day ago
Colorado Department Of Corrections - Pueblo, CO
Job Information Colorado Department Of Corrections CDOC Correctional Officer I in Pueblo, Colorado CDOC Correctional Officer IApplications are being accepted for facilities located in Denver, CanonCity...
20 hours ago
Nc Dept Of Public Safety - Newton, NC
Job Information NC Dept of Public Safety DPS ONSITE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER ONSITE RECRUITMENT EVENT OCTOBER 27TH 10AM-6PM in Newton, North Carolina ONSITE RECRUITMENT EVENT WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28TH FROM...
20 hours ago

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How to Become a Police Officer in England and Wales
Develop your understanding of policing in the UK

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The mental health of law enforcement officers is a critical issue. Those involved in law enforcement, and their families, are subjected to stressors unlike any other group in the U.S. This course...

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs Nationwide

This is the average annual salary for Correction Officer jobs nationwide as reported by the BLS.

$49,793

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.5%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Some High School (1.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Correction Officers
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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