Correction Officer Jobs in Tennessee

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Sumner County Sheriff's Office - Gallatin, TN
These officers are the cornerstone of our agency and a great way to become a public safety and law enforcement professional....
19 hours ago
Knoxville, TN
Experience in corrections, law enforcement, counseling, or closely related filed may be substituted for education on a year per year basis.WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?...
4 days ago
Nashville Sheriff Davidson County Sheriff's Office - Memphis, TN
Office Description The Nashville Davidson County Sheriff's Office is looking to hire Correctional Officer Trainees....
7 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...
9 days ago
Memphis, TN
Job description The Nashville Davidson County Sheriff's Office is looking to hire Correctional Officer Trainees. Your starting salary is $38,300.28/year....
10 days ago
Memphis, TN
The Nashville Davidson County Sheriff's Office is looking to hire Correctional Officer Trainees. Your starting salary is $38,300.28/year....
11 days ago
Shelby County - Memphis, TN
Pay Grade: 51 Minimum Qualifications 100% - 1.Six (6) years of experience as a correctional officer at the division of corrections of which three (3) years of experience must be as a sergeant at the...
15 days ago
STATE OF TN DEPT OF CORRECTION/BLEDSOE - Pikeville, TN
Join TEAM TDOC and be a part of the largest law enforcement agency in Tennessee and our efforts to be recognized as the best correctional agency in the nation....
20 days ago
CoreCivic - Nashville, TN
Must complete pre-service correctional officer training and, where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment....
21 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
Shelby County - Memphis, TN
Pay Grade: 49 Minimum Qualifications 100% - 1.Three (3) years of uninterrupted experience as a Corrections Officer in a correctional facility or direct security experience at a correctional facility...
22 days ago
Williamson County Sheriff's Office - Franklin, TN
Patrols by foot the detention facility and the grounds attached hereto. 8. Enforces state and federal laws within the facility, grounds and other areas as directed. 9....
25 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...
30+ days ago
CoreCivic - Hartsville, 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...
45+ 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...
45+ 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 (29.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.9%)
  • 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 Tennessee
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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