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Correctional Officers and Jailers

Guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions in accordance with established regulations and procedures. May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point. Includes deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in correctional institutions. 

Employment Outlook
Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 0.9%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 711
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Median Hourly Wage $25.23 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $55,270 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree. 
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