Correction Officer Jobs in Texas

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Travis County - Austin, TX
and Experience: Juvenile Detention Officer I: $15.62 - $19.05 hourly Associate's degree in Human Services or a directly related field AND one (1) year experience in direct client care, counseling, law...
1 day ago
Travis County - Austin, TX
and Experience: Juvenile Detention Officer I: $15.62 - $19.05 hourly Associates degree in Human Services or a directly related field AND one (1) year experience in direct client care, counseling, law...
2 days ago
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System - Three Rivers, TX
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1 day ago
Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Marlin, TX
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is hiring Correctional Officers across the state!...
1 day ago
Bureau of Prisons - Grand Prairie, TX
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....
1 day ago
Houston, TX
Job Information State of Georgia Correctional Officer - McEver Probation Detention Center in Houston, Georgia Correctional Officer - McEver Probation Detention Center...
18 hours ago
Corecivic - Laredo, TX
Must complete pre-service correctional officer training and, where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment....
1 day ago
Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Dilley, TX
A CO applicant with prior government correctional custody or law enforcement experience within the 36-month period preceding date of hire shall be hired at a pay level corresponding with the months...
11 hours ago
Dallas, TX
119 of 2645 Share More Like This $19.96 Per Hour Position range in West Central $17.45 - $20.79 Per hour Corrections Officer - Haskell LASALLE MANAGEMENT CO LLC Occupation: Correctional Officers and...
2 days ago
Dallas, TX
Qualified applicants will also be subject to an extensive criminal history and background investigation. Applicants must be U.S. citizens....
3 days ago
Dallas, TX
Qualified applicants will also be subject to an extensive criminal history and background investigation. Applicants must be U.S. citizens....
3 days ago
Management & Training Corp Et Al - Cleveland, TX
Job Information MANAGEMENT & TRAINING CORP ET AL Correctional Officer - 77327 in Cleveland, Texas DescriptionBegin a meaningful career in corrections with Management and Training Corporation at the...
4 days ago
Comal County, Texas - New Braunfels, TX
must meet the minimum standards for enrollment and initial licensure with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement....
5 days ago
Department Of Justice - Three Rivers, TX
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....
7 days ago
Dallas, TX
207 of 10000 Share More Like This $20.57 Per Hour Position range in West Central $8.92 - $15.78 Per hour Transportation Detention Officer - Anson MANAGEMENT & TRAINING Occupation: Bus Drivers,...
7 days ago

Demographic Data for Texas

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Texas

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

$42,804

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Texas 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 Texas
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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