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Correctional Officers and Jailers

in Massachusetts

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.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
333012  Correctional Officers and Jailers 5,834 5,796 -38 -0.65 % 160 160 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    5,060  87 % 5,010  86 % -50  -1 % $66,150
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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