Correction Officer Jobs in Meridian, MS

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Detention Officer

  • Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department
  • Meridian, MS
  • 1 day ago

All positions have the opportunity to advance, whether it be within Patrol or Corrections or make the move laterally to Narcotics, Criminal Investigations, Courts or School Resource....

Correctional Officer

  • Management & Training Corporation
  • Meridian, MS
  • 90+ days ago

Correctional Officer Security Meridian, Mississippi ReqID: 41754 Description Looking to begin a career in criminal justice or law enforcement and do not know where to start?...

Demographic Data for Meridian, MS

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Meridian, MS

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

$34,784

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Correction Officer positions

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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  • Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department
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  • Management & Training Corporation
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  • Mississippi State University
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Meridian, MS offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.3%)
  • 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 in Meridian, MS
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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