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Correctional Officer Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 434,420 Correctional Officers in the United States. The Correctional Officer job market is expected to grow by 4.9% between 2012 and 2022. The majority of job opportunities exist in Texas, California, and Florida, and as a percentage of the population Mississippi and Puerto Rico have the most Correctional Officers representing 6.965 in 1000 and 5.625 in 1000 of the total job market respectively.

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Correctional Officer Jobs

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Title Company Location Info
Correctional Officer - Marion County Jail Ll Corrections Corporation of America Indianapolis, IN, USA Job Details
Correctional Officer - Indiana Women's Prison Indiana Department of Correction Indianapolis, IN, USA Job Details
Correctional Officer Western Virginia Regional Jail Salem, VA, USA Job Details
Correctional Officer - Trousdale Turner Correctional Facility Corrections Corporation of America Hartsville, TN, USA Job Details
Juvenile Correctional Officer 1 Department of Juvenile Justice Rome, GA, USA Job Details
Correctional Officers COUNTY OF CHESTER West Chester, PA, USA Job Details
Correctional Officer I/Ii - April 2016 Napa County Napa, CA, USA Job Details
Sr Correctional Officer CCA WHITEVILLE, TN, USA Job Details
Correctional Officer CCA WASHINGTON, DC, USA Job Details
Correctional Officer ELAYN HUNT CORRECTIONAL CENTER ST GABRIEL, LA, USA Job Details
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Demand for Correctional Officers

The Correctional Officer industry is concentrated in Texas, California and Florida.

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How to Become a Correctional Officer

Interested in becoming a correctional officer? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good correctional officer? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    A high school education is required to be a Correctional Officer.

  3. Get Hired

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    Would you like to post jobs on this career? Find the best candidates using Sokanu's new psychometric job platform. Visit employers.sokanu.com today.