Career Outlook for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

Also known as:  Chief Jailer, Correctional Officer Sergeant, Correctional Supervisor, Corrections Sergeant, Prison Guard Supervisor
The overall job outlook for First-Line Supervisor of Correctional Officer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 11.26 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.88 percent per year. Demand for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers is expected to go up, with an expected 7,280 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.28 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers in the following states
Texas 4,820
New York 3,910
California 2,370
Virginia 2,230
Florida 1,950
Louisiana 1,720
Arizona 1,660
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
South Dakota 50
Alaska 60
New Hampshire 70
District of Columbia 80
Montana 90
North Dakota 120
Wyoming 130
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