Correction Officer Jobs in West Virginia

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State of West Virginia - Charleston, WV
Nature of Work Correctional Officers enforce rules necessary for the control of offenders and the maintenance of public safety....
1 day ago
State of West Virginia - Charleston, WV
Handles and operates security/communications equipment and/or firearms as directed in a manner which is consistent with policy, procedure and state law and which ensures public safety....
7 days ago
Martinsburg, WV
Apply: personnel.wv.gov, scroll to Correctional Officer I.... May call...
9 days ago
Eastern Regional Jail & Correctional Center - Martinsburg, WV
The current starting pay for a Correctional Officer 1 is $30,664. (Correctional Officer 2, $32,810 and Correctional Officer 3, $35,106)....
27 days ago
State of West Virginia - Charleston, WV
Maintains public safety and control of offenders by efficiently supervising the enforcement of rules, regulations and state law....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for West Virginia

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


1,852,774
36,280

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in West Virginia

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

$37,330

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 (30.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.9%)
  • Master's Degree (7.3%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • 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 West Virginia
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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