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Correctional Officer

  • Management & Training Corporation
  • Kyle, TX
  • 19 hours ago

B egin a career in criminal justice and work towards becoming a law enforcement professional....

Corrections Officer-Jail

  • Williamson County
  • Georgetown, TX
  • 1 day ago

Enforcement (TCOLE) Basic Jailer certification PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS One (1) year of experience working in a correctional facility securing, searching, and monitoring inmates PHYSICAL DEMANDS Position...

Jailor

  • Marion County Sheriffs Office
  • Jefferson, TX
  • 3 days ago

MARION COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS NOW SEEKING JAILERS.NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY - WE WILL TRAIN!EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND CHECKS ARE A REQUIREMENT FOR THIS POSITION.PAY IS BASED ON EXPERIENCE.MULTIPLE...

Correctional Officer

  • Lindsey State Jail
  • Jacksboro, TX
  • 3 days ago

As a Correctional Officer, you would be responsible for the custody and discipline of offenders in the facility in compliance with MTC and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives.Make...

Transportation Detention Officer

  • Management & Training Corporation
  • Anson, TX
  • 4 days ago

ATTENTION CLASS A and B drivers, are you ready for a meaningful career in criminal justice?...

Detention Officer-12 HR

  • GEO Group Inc.
  • Center, TX
  • 5 days ago

If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity or to advance your career in criminal justice, corrections, or security, look no further because The GEO Group is hiring motivated individuals seeking...

Juvenile Detention/Correction Officers are under the direct supervision of the facility administrator, the Director or designee....

Juvenile Detention/Correction Officers are under the direct supervision of the facility administrator, the Director or designee....

P/t Detention Officer

  • GEO Group Inc.
  • La Villa, TX
  • 6 days ago

If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity or to advance your career in criminal justice, corrections, or security, look no further because The GEO Group is hiring motivated individuals seeking...

Correctional Officer

  • Management & Training Corporation
  • Raymondville, TX
  • 7 days ago

Successful completion of an accredited TDCJ-approved Correctional Officer Training program or TDCJ Correctional Officer Pre-service Training Academy....

Correctional Officer

  • Management & Training Corporation
  • Bridgeport, TX
  • 7 days ago

Continued employment is contingent upon passing exams and skill tests in the TDCJ Correctional Officer Pre-service Training Academy....

Corrections/Maintenance Officer- Jail

  • Taylor County
  • Abilene, TX
  • 8 days ago

The main focus will be in Facility maintenance, although there will be some correctional duties, as well....

Detention Officer

  • Geo Corrections & Detentions Import
  • Del Rio, TX
  • 10 days ago

If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity or to advance your career in criminal justice, corrections, or security, look no further because The GEO Group is hiring motivated individuals seeking...

Detention Officer

  • Seattle Colleges
  • Greenville, TX
  • 11 days ago

Share Job Details Detention Officers Salary $40,000.00 Annually Location Greenville, TX Job Type Full-Time Department Sheriff's Office Closing date and time Continuous Description Benefits...

Detention Officer

  • The GEO Group, Inc
  • Falfurrias, TX
  • 14 days ago

If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity or to advance your career in criminal justice, corrections, or security, look no further because The GEO Group is hiring motivated individuals seeking...

Demographic Data for Texas

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


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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.

$44,672

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Correction Officer positions

  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice
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  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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  • County of Bexar
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  • Management & Training Corporation
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  • Denton County
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  • Taylor County
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  • City Of San Antonio, TX
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  • City of Frisco
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  • City of Odessa
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  • CoreCivic
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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 (29.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.3%)
  • 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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