Correction Officer Jobs in Tennessee

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Corecivic - Whiteville, TN
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
2 days ago
Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County - Nashville, TN
If you have applied for Correctional Officer Trainee in the last 12 months, do not reapply until 1 year after your last application date....
1 day ago
CoreCivic - Whiteville, TN
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
5 days ago
CoreCivic - Clifton, TN
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
5 days ago
CoreCivic - Hartsville, TN
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
7 days ago
CoreCivic - Whiteville, TN
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, security corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
10 days ago
CoreCivic - Mason, TN
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, security corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
12 days ago
City of Johnson City - Johnson City, TN
The City of Johnson City, Tennessee is accepting online applications for a Part-Time Correctional Officer with the Police Department....
14 days ago
City of Johnson City - Johnson City, TN
The City of Johnson City, Tennessee is accepting online applications for a Correctional Officer with the Police Department....
14 days ago
Memphis, TN
Job status Full time Pay $38,300.28 $41,767.04 Annually Job description The Nashville Davidson County Sheriff's Office is looking to hire Correctional Officer Trainees....
18 days ago
Hamilton County Sheriff''s Office - Chattanooga, TN
Skill in interacting with public, law enforcement and the courts. Skill in acute observation and awareness of activities in a jail setting....
19 days ago
CoreCivic - Whiteville, TN
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, security corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
19 days ago
CoreCivic - Hartsville, TN
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
21 days ago
CoreCivic - Whiteville, TN
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
21 days ago
CoreCivic - Nashville, TN
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, security corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
26 days ago

Demographic Data for Tennessee

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


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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Tennessee

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

$35,825

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Tennessee offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.4%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Some High School (1.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.9%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Correction Officers in Tennessee
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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