Guard inmates in jails and prisons.
Correctional Officers and Jailers are responsible for watching people who have been arrested for crimes. They work in correctional institutions. They may guard prisoners who are in transit between a jail, courtroom, or prison.
|$26.98 per hour on average
|The outlook is Poor
|Education & Training
|High School or less is needed for entry.
|Related Programs (Current training programs available)
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