Correction Officer Jobs in North Carolina

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State of North Carolina - Columbia, NC
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...
3 days ago
Burke County - Morganton, NC
Qualifications Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Completion of high school supplemented by courses in law enforcement or detention; or an equivalent combination of training and experience...
7 days ago
Carteret County Government - Beaufort, NC
Obtain NC Correction Officer Certification within one year of employment. Obtain OC Spray Certification within one year of employment. Obtain Taser Certification within one year of employment....
60+ days ago
Cumberland County - Fayetteville, NC
with the supervisors, other employees, law enforcement and court personnel, and the general public....
90+ days ago
Forsyth County (NC) - Winston Salem, NC
Incumbents of this classification are not entitled to special law enforcement benefits....
90+ days ago
Iredell County - Statesville, NC
Employees are subject to hazards in law enforcement work including working inside a jail environment and exposure to various hazards such as dangerous persons, loud noises, and hazards such as cleaning...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for North Carolina

Moving to North Carolina? Find some basic demographic data about North Carolina below.


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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in North Carolina

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in North Carolina offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.4%)
  • 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 North Carolina
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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