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For: Correctional Officers and Jailers
SOC Code: 33-3012

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Occupational Description
Occupational TitleOccupational Description
Correctional Officers and JailersGuard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institution in accordance with established regulations and procedures. May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point. Include deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in correctional institutions.


2015 Occupational Wage Estimates
- Wages Aged to June 2016 -

For: Correctional Officers and Jailers
AreaEntry WageMedian WageMedian Annual
Statewide$17.46  $22.26  $46,288.00  
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$15.02  $18.44  $38,367.00  
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area$15.13  $22.61  $47,031.00  
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$17.23  $22.25  $46,277.00  
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$18.00  $22.26  $46,288.00  
Akron MSA$14.88  $19.81  $41,196.00  
Cincinnati MSA$15.71  $20.69  $43,014.00  
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor MSA$17.65  $22.14  $46,050.00  
Columbus MSA$18.65  $22.34  $46,474.00  
Dayton MSA$17.73  $19.90  $41,403.00  
Huntington MSA$11.55  $16.74  $34,824.00  
Lima MSA$18.38  $22.96  $47,754.00  
Toledo MSA$17.02  $20.19  $41,992.00  
Wheeling MSA$11.90  $19.82  $41,227.00  
Southwest Ohio$17.47  $21.71  $45,147.00  
Northeast Ohio$17.05  $22.26  $46,289.00  
Central Ohio$18.74  $22.35  $46,484.00  
West Ohio$17.08  $19.88  $41,351.00  
Southeast Ohio$17.86  $22.34  $46,470.00  
Northwest Ohio$16.82  $20.61  $42,887.00  


Education Level Needed
For: Correctional Officers and Jailers
  Moderate-term on-the-job training  


Ohio Employment Projections
For: Correctional Officers and Jailers
2014
Annual
Employment
2024
Projected
Employment
Change in
Employment
2014-2024
Percent
Change
2014-2024
Total
Annual
Openings
12,650  12,900  250  2.0%  373  


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