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Corrections Officer Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$37,474 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$656

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Corrections Officer is $37,474 a year and $18 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Corrections Officer is between $27,906 and $45,443. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Corrections Officer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Guards inmates in penal institution in accordance with established policies, regulations, and procedures.
  • Observes conduct and behavior of inmates to prevent disturbances and escapes.
  • Inspects locks, window bars, grills, doors, and gates for tampering.
  • Searches inmates and cells for contraband articles.
  • Guards and directs inmates during work assignments.
  • Patrols assigned areas for evidence of forbidden activities, infraction of rules, and unsatisfactory attitude or adjustment of prisoners.
  • Reports observations to superior.
  • Employs weapons or force to maintain discipline and order among prisoners, if necessary.
  • May escort inmates to and from visiting room, medical office, and religious services.
  • May guard entrance of jail to screen visitors.
  • May prepare written report concerning incidences of inmate disturbances or injuries.
  • May be designated according to institution as correction officer, city or county jail; correction officer, penitentiary; correction officer, reformatory.
  • May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point, traveling by automobile or public transportation and be designated guard, deputy.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,443
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Corrections Officer Job Listings for Arkansas, United States

Correctional Officer (Senior Officer Specialist)
Dec 15
Forrest City, AR, USA
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific ... Officers. Incumbent is concerned with maintenance of institution security contributing to the ...
Animal Control & Code Enforcement Officer
Jan 6
Greenwood, AR, USA
City of Greenwood
ANIMAL CONTROL/ CODE ENFORCEMENT The City of Greenwood is accepting applications for the position of animal control & code enforcement officer. Animal Control/Code Enforcement is responsible for ...
Lyft Driver - Supplement Your Security Officer Income.
Dec 17
Lyft
Organized drivers often see the most success, so put your Security Officer, administrative / receptionist skills to use while planning your own schedule. Customer service / sales is at the heart of ...
Lyft Driver - Supplement Your Security Officer Income.
Dec 17
Lyft
Organized drivers often see the most success, so put your Security Officer, administrative / receptionist skills to use while planning your own schedule. Customer service / sales is at the heart of ...
Lyft Driver - Supplement Your Security Officer Income.
Dec 17
Lyft
Organized drivers often see the most success, so put your Security Officer, administrative / receptionist skills to use while planning your own schedule. Customer service / sales is at the heart of ...
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