Occupations

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Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$45,820
($22.03/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
1.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
78
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$46,920
($22.56/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,333
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
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Education: Bachelor's degree
Median Annual Wage
$51,440
($24.73/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
11
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Star Rating:
Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
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Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
0
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
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Education: No formal educational credential
Median Annual Wage
$20,050
($9.64/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 4
Strong Growth
1.0%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
1,109
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$55,530
($26.70/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
60
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$53,340
($25.64/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
49
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$36,290
($17.45/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
51
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$36,470
($17.53/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
391
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$67,230
($32.32/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 3
Average Growth
0.8%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
201