Correction Officer Jobs in Mississippi

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State of Mississippi - Jackson, MS
Special Training and Age Requirements : Applicants must attend/complete the Mississippi Department of Corrections Correctional Officer Training Academy; must be at least nineteen (19) years of age,...
23 hours ago
Corecivic, Inc - Tutwiler, MS
Correctional Officer Job in Tallahatchie Correctional Officer - Tallahatchie Apply Now Job Id: req9099 Job Category: Correctional Security Facility: Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility Location...
11 days ago
Pearl, MS
Job Information Mississippi Employer CORRECTIONAL OFFICER-CMCF-PEARL in Pearl, Mississippi Will guard and transport prisoners to/from worksites, hospitals/doctors, etc....
11 days ago
Management & Training Corporation - Woodville, MS
Our Correctional Officers earn $12.25 per hour....
11 days ago
Forrest County Adult Detention Center - Hattiesburg, MS
Job Information Forrest County Adult Detention Center Correctional Officer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi This position is for a Correctional Officer with a company in Hattiesburg, MS....
14 days ago
Grenada, MS
Job Information Mississippi Employer Correctional Officer in Grenada, Mississippi Employer seeking a full-time correctional officer with flexibility to work morning shifts or night shifts...6am-6pm...
15 days ago
Issaquena Cty Correctional Facility - Greenville, MS
Job Information Issaquena Cty Correctional Facility Correctional Officer in Greenville, Mississippi Correctional Officer, security staff will watch inmates. Experience is a plus....
30+ days ago
Byhalia, MS
Job Information Mississippi Employer Correctional Officer Whiteville TN in Byhalia, Mississippi Will guard the inmates....
45+ days ago
City of Jackson - Jackson, MS
Detention Officer Location Personnel Management Requisition Number 739 # of openings 1 Apply Now Duties: Process arrested and released persons at jail or Detention Center, complete appropriate...
45+ days ago
CoreCivic - Tutwiler, MS
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...
60+ days ago
Management & Training Corporation - Woodville, MS
Perform specific duties if assigned to the following areas: commissary, property, transportation, recreation, mail room, laundry, visitation, booking, mobile patrol, main control, housing, administration...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Mississippi

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Mississippi offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.8%)
  • 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 Mississippi
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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