Correction Officer Jobs in Texas

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Denton County - Denton, TX
Must attain certification by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement as a Jailer within one (1) year of employment. Possession of a valid Driver's License....
3 days ago
Ahtna - Los Fresnos, TX
All Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) are exempt....
17 hours ago
Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Lovelady, TX
*Hazardous Duty Pay *Law Enforcement & Custodial Officers System (LECOS) Retirement *TDCJ Training Academy Required *Telephonic Interviews Will Not Be Accepted *Work Site Visits Will Not Be Conducted...
1 day ago
Johnson County Sheriffs Office - Cleburne, TX
Jailers Johnson County Sheriffs Office Cleburne, TX Full-time Law Enforcement / Security Posted on July 18, 2021 Perform security duties maintaining order and physical custody of inmates in a jail system...
6 days ago
Management & Training Corporation - Shepherd, TX
Continued employment is contingent upon passing exams and skill tests in the TDCJ Correctional Officer Pre-service Training Academy....
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6 days ago
Management & Training Corporation - Splendora, TX
Continued employment is contingent upon passing exams and skill tests in the TDCJ Correctional Officer Pre-service Training Academy....
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6 days ago
Dilley, TX
searches of offenders Restrains and securing sometimes assaultive offenders Enforces offender disciplinary rules Transfers and transports offenders Responds to emergencies Uses of chemical agents and firearms...
8 days ago
Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Hondo, TX
*Hazardous Duty Pay *Law Enforcement & Custodial Officers System (LECOS) Retirement *TDCJ Training Academy Required *Telephonic Interviews Will Not Be Accepted *Work Site Visits Will Not Be Conducted...
10 days ago
Management & Training Corporation - Cleveland, TX
Continued employment is contingent upon passing exams and skill tests in the TDCJ Correctional Officer Pre-service Training Academy....
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11 days ago
City of Farmers Branch - Farmers Branch, TX
The purpose of this position is to provide detention, intake, custodial care and release of arrested inmates, dissemination of information and assistance to the public, department and law enforcement...
12 days ago
Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Abilene, TX
*Hazardous Duty Pay *Law Enforcement & Custodial Officers System (LECOS) Retirement *TDCJ Training Academy Required *Telephonic Interviews Will Not Be Accepted *Work Site Visits Will Not Be Conducted...
12 days ago
Management & Training Corporation - Minden, TX
Continued employment is contingent upon passing exams and skills tests in the TDCJ Correctional Officer Pre-Service Training Academy....
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13 days ago
Management & Training Corporation - New London, TX
Continued employment is contingent upon passing exams and skills tests in the TDCJ Correctional Officer Pre-Service Training Academy....
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13 days ago
Management & Training Corporation - Price, TX
Continued employment is contingent upon passing exams and skills tests in the TDCJ Correctional Officer Pre-Service Training Academy....
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13 days ago
County of Bexar - San Antonio, TX
Must secure and maintain a favorable background investigation....
14 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 (29.8%)
  • 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 Texas
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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