Correction Officer Jobs in Amherst, MA

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Amherst College - Amherst, MA
The police department is a service-intensive department and adheres to the principles of community policing and community-oriented problem-solving....
23 days ago

Demographic Data for Amherst, MA

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Amherst, MA

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

$68,599

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Amherst, MA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.4%)
  • 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 Amherst, MA
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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