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Correctional Officers and Jailers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $25.10
Statewide median: $20.95

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Correctional Officers and Jailers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$17.95 $21.99 $29.55
Minnesota
$21.47 $25.10 $28.78
Central Minnesota
$22.10 $26.00 $28.93
Northeast Minnesota
$22.06 $25.37 $28.53
Northwest Minnesota
$19.73 $22.37 $25.23
Southeast Minnesota
$21.46 $24.75 $28.52
Southwest Minnesota
$20.79 $23.81 $26.99
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$22.02 $26.24 $31.20

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 4,770 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

No data available.

 

Employment Outlook for Correctional Officers and Jailers
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 450,000 415,500 -34,500 -7.7%
Northwest Minnesota 444 418 -26 -5.9%
Central Minnesota 1,051 1,043 -8 -0.8%
Northeast Minnesota 385 344 -41 -10.6%
Southeast Minnesota 399 379 -20 -5%
Southwest Minnesota 397 347 -50 -12.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,130 1,970 -160 -7.5%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.