Correction Officer Jobs in Wilmington, NC

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Correctional Officer I at New Hanover Correctional Center

  • State of North Carolina
  • Wilmington, NC
  • 27 days ago

Pass Drug Screening as required by NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission....

Correctional Officer II at Pender Correctional Institution

  • State of North Carolina
  • Burgaw, NC
  • 45+ days ago

Deputy Sheriff Detention Officer Federal Correction Officer Special Officer (Certified Police Officer) i.e., Hospital Police Related criminal justice or law enforcement roles ***This is not an exhaustive...

Demographic Data for Wilmington, NC

Moving to Wilmington, NC? Find some basic demographic data about Wilmington, NC below.


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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Wilmington, NC

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

$38,128

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Correction Officer positions

  • City of Wilmington
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  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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  • North Carolina State Ports Authority
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  • State of North Carolina
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  • Township Of Collier
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

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

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