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Glenn County Sheriffs Department - Willows, CA
S Department Willows, CA Full-time Law Enforcement / Security Posted on January 18, 2022 Apply Now Share this job Send yourself a reminder Sheriff's Correctional Deputy ($22.10-$26.86/hour....
2 days ago
County of Colusa - Yuba City, CA
Officer Exam* Oral Interviews* Background Investigation and Psychological Exam* Medical ExamThis recruitment will be used to fill current vacancies and establish an eligibility list to fill other openings...
11 hours ago
County of Sonoma, California - Santa Rosa, CA
Start your career in corrections law enforcement as a Correctional Deputy I....
1 day ago
Sutter County Human Resources - Yuba City, CA
Correctional Officer Written Exam Scheduled For: Tuesday, March 8, 2022 (If you have a previous California BSCC Selection Exam for Adult Corrections Officer, Juvenile Corrections Officer, and Probation...
5 hours ago
County of Santa Clara - San Jose, CA
Must pass a complete background investigation, including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history....
3 days ago
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System - Mendota, CA
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....
3 days ago
Shasta College - Redding, CA
Principles, practices, procedures, and terminology commonly used in law enforcement....
3 days ago
City of Salinas - Salinas, CA
Note: Any prospective candidate will need to pass a thorough background investigation before being hired by the Salinas Police Department....
3 days ago
Butte County - Chico, CA
Applicants must be of good moral character and successfully pass a thorough background investigation including polygraph, psychological examination, fingerprinting, and records check....
3 days ago
County of Santa Clara - San Jose, CA
Must be able to pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state and national files for criminal history....
3 days ago
San Joaquin County, CA - Stockton, CA
OR PATTERN II Experience: One year of full-time experience in law enforcement, correctional work in a probation or parole agency, detention or residential treatment facility, correctional institution...
3 days ago
Shasta College - Redding, CA
Principles, practices, procedures, and terminology commonly used in law enforcement....
4 days ago
County of Lake - Lakeport, CA
Learn technical and tactical proficiency in the use and care of firearms, if necessary. Work with computerized law enforcement information systems....
4 days ago
Trinity, County of CA - Weaverville, CA
Learn technical and tactical proficiency in the use and care of firearms if necessary. Work with computerized law enforcement information systems....
4 days ago
Glenn County SheriffS Department - Willows, CA
Sheriff's Correctional Deputy ($22.10-$26.86/hour. Base Pay, $23.61-$38.64/Hour with Incentives, Plus Excellent Benefits Package) Start your career in public safety today!...
5 days ago

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in California

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

$76,154

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in California offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.6%)
  • 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 in California
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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