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Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

Work with and monitor offenders to prevent them from committing new crimes.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$33.11 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Average
Growth rate:  3.3%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Collect information about clients.
  • Interview clients to gather information about their backgrounds, needs, or progress.
  • Investigate legal issues.
  • Write reports or evaluations.
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Job Title Examples:

Correctional Counselor
Juvenile Probation Officer
Parole Agent

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