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Supervisors of Correctional Officers

Supervise the activities of correctional officers and jailers.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$44.51 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -2.8%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Discuss performance, complaints, or violations with supervisors.
  • Resolve interpersonal conflicts.
  • Determine operational procedures.
  • Maintain operational records.
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Job Title Examples:

Correctional Officer Captain
Detention Sergeant

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