Correction Officer Jobs in Iowa

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Scott County (IA) - Davenport, IA
law enforcement, or military experience preferred; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience....
23 hours ago
Polk County Sheriff's Office - Des Moines, IA
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Under general supervision ensures the protection, welfare, safety, custody, and control of inmates incarcerated in the Polk County Jail. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES...
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4 days ago
Anamosa State Penitentiary - Anamosa, IA
Correctional Officer Job Description: Observes offender behavior/interaction with staff, other offenders, and visitors; communicates observations to supervisory and program staff to ensure effective...
9 days ago
Linn County - Cedar Rapids, IA
Patrols designated cell blocks or other prison quarters to assure that there are no infringements of the rules....
10 days ago
State of Iowa - Anamosa, IA
CORRECTIONAL OFFICER At the full performance level, maintains security and manages offenders consistent with their programming and behavioral objectives in an adult correctional institution; performs...
11 days ago
Dallas County - Adel, IA
Previous experience or post-secondary schools a plus LICENSING/CERTIFICATION Attend and become certified or currently certified by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy as a jailer Candidates will be required...
12 days ago
Dallas County - Adel, IA
Previous experience or post-secondary schools a plus LICENSING/CERTIFICATION Attend and become certified or currently certified by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy as a jailer Candidates will be required...
12 days ago

Demographic Data for Iowa

Moving to Iowa? Find some basic demographic data about Iowa below.


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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Iowa

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

$51,258

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Iowa offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.9%)
  • Master's Degree (7.3%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • 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 Iowa
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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