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    Looking for Correctional Officer Classes near you?

    February 23, 2021 | Staff Writers

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    • 4-week Correctional Officer classes starting soon (program lengths may vary)
    • No college experience required
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    Why Choose Correctional Officer Classes

    Pay

    The average annual salary of a state correctional officer is $38,380. Correctional officers working for the federal government earn the highest annual salary at $58,010 per year.

    No College Experience Required

    Prospective corrections officers may find employment with only a high school diploma or GED

    Health Benefits

    In addition to making more than the national average inccome, coorrectional offices receive health, dental, vision and life insurance

    Job Outlook

    Better job opportunities and positions as a corrections officer are becoming available

    Adequate Holidays

    In addition to government holidays, full-time employees may be able to take up to 13 sick days per year. For officers with more than 5 yrs of experience, they may take up to 20 days per year

    Prison Guard classes now accepting new students

    As a correctional officer, you will be responsible for overseeing either people who are awaiting trial or those who have been sentenced to serve time in prison.

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median wage for a correctional officer was $43,510 per year in 2017. Correctional officers working for the federal government earn the highest annual salary, at $58,010 per year.

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    References:
    1. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, Correctional Officers and Bailiffs – https://www.bls.gov/ooh/protective-service/correctional-officers.htm

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