Correction Officer Jobs in Nevada

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Correctional Officer Trainee

  • Tonopah, NV
  • 16 days ago

In order to qualify as a Correctional Officer (CO): non trainee - Promote Day After Hire: -Minimum Bachelors in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Criminology or Administration of...

Correctional Officer Trainee

  • Indian Springs, NV
  • 25 days ago

In order to qualify as a Correctional Officer (CO): non-trainee - Promote Day After Hire: -Minimum Bachelor's in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Criminology or Administration of...

Community Service Officer, University Police Services

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • 90+ days ago

(See Special Requirements) Special Requirements Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, all positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety....

Correctional Officer Trainee

  • Las Vegas, NV
  • 90+ days ago

In order to qualify as a Correctional Officer (CO): non trainee - Promote Day After Hire: -Minimum Bachelors in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Criminology or Administration of...

Corrections Officer (Entry Level)

  • City of Las Vegas
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • 90+ days ago

ENTRY LEVEL LAW ENFORCEMENT CORRECTIONS OFFICER Career Opportunity The City of Las Vegas is establishing an ongoing list for Corrections Officer to fill future vacancies....

Corrections Officer (Entry)

  • City of Las Vegas
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • 90+ days ago

ENTRY LEVEL LAW ENFORCEMENT CORRECTIONS OFFICER Career Opportunity The City of Las Vegas is establishing an eligible list for Corrections Officer to fill future vacancies....

Demographic Data for Nevada

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


2,701,225
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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Nevada

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

$65,822

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Correction Officer positions

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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  • Truckee Meadows Community College
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  • Western Nevada College
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  • Churchill County
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  • University of Nevada
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  • Washoe County
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  • City of Las Vegas
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  • City of Sparks
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  • Clark County
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  • Adt
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Nevada 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 Nevada
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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