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Corrections Officer Salary
in Delaware, United States

$44,444 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$778

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Corrections Officer is $44,444 a year and $21 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Corrections Officer is between $33,096 and $53,895. 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 Delaware, 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:
$51,523
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Corrections Officer Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Security Officer
Jan 16
Wilmington, DE, USA
U.S. Security Associates, Inc an Allied Universal Company
All uniformed security officers must furnish their own black shoes (plain toed, suitable for wearing with a uniform) and furnish their own black socks. All shoes must be maintained in good condition
Security Officer Pay rate $10.00 to $11.00
Nov 13
Wilmington, DE, USA
U.S. Security Associates, Inc an Allied Universal Company
All uniformed security officers must furnish their own black shoes (plain toed, suitable for wearing with a uniform) and furnish their own black socks. All shoes must be maintained in good condition
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Lincoln, United States
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Bethany Beach, United States
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Seaford, United States
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