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Corrections Officer Salary
in Delaware, United States

$44,291 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$775

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Corrections Officer is $44,291 a year and $21 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Corrections Officer is between $32,982 and $53,709. 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 2023:
$51,345
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Corrections Officer Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Armed Security Officer
Sep 12
Wilmington, DE, USA
Metro One Loss Prevention Services Group
Correction Officers * Retired Police Officers * Retired Law Enforcement Officers * Excellent Communication Skills * Red Card * Delaware Security License * A Flexible Schedule; Ability to Work Nights ...
Unarmed Security Officer
Nov 6
Wilmington, DE, USA
SUS GLOBAL ENTERPRISES
SUS Global LLC is seeking armed and unarmed Security Officers for an immediate, Short term and Part time positions. ALL SHIFTS ARE AVAILABLE. SUS Global LLC is seeking to employ motivated individuals ...
Part time Unarmed Security Officer
Sep 14
Dover, DE, USA
Metro One Loss Prevention Services Group
Metro One is also seeking Bank Tellers and Cashiers to join our security officer team; who will bring customer service skills and continue to build on relationships with our clients. While working ...
Armed Security Officer
Nov 6
Wilmington, DE, USA
SUS GLOBAL ENTERPRISES
SUS Global LLC is seeking armed and unarmed Security Officers for an immediate, Short term and Part time positions. OVERNIGHT SHIFTS ARE AVAILABLE. SUS Global LLC is seeking to employ motivated ...
Security Officer
Sep 25
Milford, DE, USA
Ares Security & Investigation LLC
We are seeking a Security Officer to become an integral part of our team. The selected individual will patrol and secure assigned premises as well as identify risks to staff and patrons
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