Correction Officer Jobs in Nebraska

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It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 9,000 employees....

Corrections Officer I

  • Douglas County (NE)
  • Omaha, NE
  • 30+ days ago
Post-secondary education in Criminal Justice or related field preferred. Work experience in corrections, criminal justice or security preferred. Must be at least 19 years of age....

Corrections Officer

  • Buffalo County Ne
  • Kearney, NE
  • 90+ days ago
Corrections Officer The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a full-time Corrections Officer....

Demographic Data for Nebraska

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


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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Nebraska

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

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Correction Officer positions

  • Nebraska State Government
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Nebraska Department of Correctional Services - NCCW
  • Buffalo County Ne
  • Univeristy of Nebraska Omaha
  • University of Nebraska
  • City Scottsbluff
  • City of Kearney
  • City of North Platte

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Nebraska offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.6%)
  • 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 Nebraska
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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