Correction Officer Jobs in North Carolina

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Correctional Officer II at Harnett Correctional Institution

  • State of North Carolina
  • Lillington, NC
  • 2 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...

Correctional Officer II NC Dept. of Public Safety-Avery

  • State of North Carolina
  • Newland, NC
  • 21 hours ago

Deputy Sheriff Detention Officer Federal Correction Officer Special Officer (Certified Police Officer) i.e., Hospital Police Related criminal justice or law enforcement role This is notanexhaustive...

Detention Officer

  • Alamance County
  • Alamance, NC
  • 17 hours ago

The employee is subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement style work....

Correctional Officer II at Albemarle Correctional Institution

  • State of North Carolina
  • Albemarle, NC
  • 2 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...

Correctional Officer II at Pender Correctional Institution

  • State of North Carolina
  • Burgaw, NC
  • 1 day 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...

Correctional Officer III

  • State of North Carolina
  • Troy, NC
  • 1 day 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...

Correctional Officer II - Craven Correctional Institution

  • State of North Carolina
  • New Bern, NC
  • 8 days ago

The salary grade for Correctional Officer II is a CO07....

Correctional Officer (Senior Officer)

  • Department Of Justice
  • Butner, NC
  • 11 days ago

We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....

Correctional Officer I - NC Dept. Of Public Safety - Caldwell

  • State of North Carolina
  • Lenoir, NC
  • 12 days ago

*As part of the Criminal Justice Background investigation process, applicants with military experience must submit an unaltered copy of the DD-214, Report of Separation (long form) along with their...

Correctional Officer I- Correctional

  • North Carolina Department Of Public Safety
  • Smithfield, NC
  • 16 days ago

Correctional Officer Iis ensure the care, custody, and control of inmates....

Deputy Sheriff Detention Officer Federal Correction Officer Special Officer (Certified Police Officer) i.e., Hospital Police Related criminal justice or law enforcement role This isnotanexhaustive list...

Correctional Officer III - Maury Correctional Institution

  • State of North Carolina
  • Snow Hill, NC
  • 19 days ago

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety (NC DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer....

Detention Officer

  • Cumberland County Detention Center
  • Fayetteville, NC
  • 20 days ago

Education Opportunities Skills Required Skills Required View typical job skill requirements for Correctional Officers and Jailers View typical Tools and Technology skills used by Correctional Officers...

Correctional Officer I - NC Dept. Of Public Safety - Gaston

  • State of North Carolina
  • Gastonia, NC
  • 24 days ago

As part of the Criminal Justice Background investigation process, applicants with military experience must submit an unaltered copy of the DD-214, Report of Separation (long form) along with their application...

Correctional Officer I - Roanoke River Correctional Institution

  • State of North Carolina
  • Halifax, NC
  • 30+ days ago

Note to Current State Employees: The salary grade for Correctional Officer I is a CO06and for Correctional Officer II is a CO07....

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

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

Top Hiring Companies

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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 (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 North Carolina
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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