Correction Officer Jobs in Pennsylvania

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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - Harrisburg, PA
Candidates must successfully complete a background investigation, medical examination, psychological evaluation, and urinalysis screening for drugs....
9 hours ago
Department Of Justice - Minersville, PA
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....
6 days ago
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - Harrisburg, PA
Candidates must successfully complete a background investigation, medical examination, psychological evaluation, and urinalysis screening for drugs....
10 days ago
Clinton County Commissioners - Mc Elhattan, PA
Job Information Clinton County Commissioners Correctional Officer, Full-Time in McElhattan, Pennsylvania Responsible for the overall care, custody, and control of detainees in the facility....
11 days ago
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System - Allenwood, PA
Special Conditions of Employment Section: Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a urinalysis, physical, and background investigation....
14 days ago
Department Of Justice - Philadelphia, PA
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....
18 days ago
Gettysburg College - Gettysburg, PA
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in campus safety/security or law enforcement. PA Lethal Weapons Act (PA Act 235) Certification....
26 days ago
Hawley, PA
PIKE COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR: CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS $17.37 per hour starting salary Upon completion of 1 year $19.39 per hour Upon completion of 2 years...
28 days ago
Centre County Government - Bellefonte, PA
Job Information Centre County Government Corrections Officer (Part Time) (LIST ONLY) in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania Summary of Position:* Responsible for the care, custody and control of inmates at the...
30+ days ago
Lycoming County Government - Williamsport, PA
Job Information Lycoming County Government Full-Time Male Correctional Officer I - Relief Officer / Lycoming County Prison in Williamsport, Pennsylvania Description:40 hours per week.and.nbsp; -.and.nbsp...
30+ days ago
Columbia County Prison - Bloomsburg, PA
Job Information Columbia County Prison Part-Time Corrections Officer (Male and Female) in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania Position is part-time....
45+ days ago
Gettysburg College - Gettysburg, PA
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in campus safety/security or law enforcement. PA Lethal Weapons Act (PA Act 235) Certification....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Pennsylvania

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Pennsylvania

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

$54,681

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Pennsylvania offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.9%)
  • Master's Degree (7.3%)
  • 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 Pennsylvania
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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