Correction Officer Jobs in West Virginia

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Correctional Officer 1 (T)

  • State of West Virginia
  • Charleston, WV
  • 90+ days ago

Applicant's character and suitability for employment as a Correctional Officer must be verified by a background investigation prior to appointment....

Correctional Officer 4

  • State of West Virginia
  • Charleston, WV
  • 90+ days ago

Maintains public safety and control of offenders by efficiently supervising the enforcement of rules, regulations and state law....

Demographic Data for West Virginia

Moving to West Virginia? Find some basic demographic data about West Virginia below.


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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in West Virginia

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireLawEnforcement research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Correction Officer positions

  • West Virginia University
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  • State of West Virginia
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  • West Virginia State Police
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  • City Martinsburg
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  • Monongalia County Sheriff's Office
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  • National Park Service
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  • The City of Martinsburg, WV
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  • United States Mint
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  • Veterans Health Administration
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  • West Virginia University Institute
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in West Virginia offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.5%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

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

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