ContentsOccupational Report for Correctional Officers and Jailers (33-3012) , Oregon Statewide
Guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions in accordance with established regulations and procedures. May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point. Includes deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in correctional institutions.The following related career videos are available from America's Career InfoNet:
Employment Outlook for Correctional Officers and Jailers
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Correctional Officers and Jailers There are 4 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 4 are listed below.
Job Openings from the Web for Correctional Officers and Jailers The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites. There are 7 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 7 are listed below.
State of Oregon License Information for Correctional Officers and Jailers
Wages for Correctional Officers and Jailers
Regional Employment Projections for Correctional Officers and Jailers
These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Correctional Officers and Jailers
Educational Requirements for Correctional Officers and Jailers The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. Those with a postsecondary non-degree award have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, moderate-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Correctional Officers and Jailers
Schools and Training Providers for Correctional Officers and Jailers The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Correctional Officers and Jailers These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Correctional Officers and Jailers matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.