Correction Officer Jobs in Springfield, MO

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Correctional Officer ($5,000 Hiring Incentive)

  • State of South Dakota
  • Springfield, MO
  • 60+ days ago

Service as a Correctional Officer at the Mike Durfee State Prison is an excellent way to begin a law enforcement career and to gain supervisory experience....

Detention Officer

  • Greene County
  • Springfield, MO
  • 60+ days ago

Job Advertisement Click here to view the job description. Disclaimer Greene County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance withthe Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide...

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Springfield, MO

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireLawEnforcement research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

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  • Springfield Public Schools (MO)
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Springfield, MO offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.5%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Correction Officers in Springfield, MO
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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