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Corrections Officer

Āpiha Whare Herehere

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Corrections officers are responsible for keeping prisoners safe and secure and motivating them to make changes in their lives.


New corrections officers usually earn

$51K-$54K per year

Experienced corrections officers usually earn

$54K-$63K per year

Source: Department of Corrections, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a corrections officer are good due to an increase in the number of prisoners.
Perez Mupiu

Correction officers, like Perez Mupiu, motivate prisoners to make changes to their behaviour.

Last updated 6 November 2018