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Data in this report are from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Current employment data are from the Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2018.

State employment projections are from Projections Central, Long-term Projections 2016-26, and each state's Labor Market Information office.

National employment projections are from the Employment Projections, 2016-26.

Employment concentration data are from the Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2018.


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Projected Employment for Correctional Officers and Jailers in UNITED STATES

National Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2018 2028
United States 434,300 402,900 -7% 33,800
State Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2016 2026
Texas 50,720 50,450 -1% 4,030
New York 35,870 33,590 -6% 2,560
California 37,200 33,700 -9% 2,490
Florida 34,170 32,220 -6% 2,470
Georgia 16,680 15,990 -4% 1,240
Pennsylvania 17,660 16,210 -8% 1,210
North Carolina 17,140 15,560 -9% 1,150
Illinois 13,460 13,890 +3% 1,140
Virginia 14,610 13,680 -6% 1,040
Arizona 12,010 11,470 -5% 890
Ohio 13,170 11,650 -12% 840
Washington 7,820 8,380 +7% 710
Michigan 9,990 9,100 -9% 680
Tennessee 9,240 8,720 -6% 670
New Jersey 10,930 9,420 -14% 670
Louisiana 8,810 8,300 -6% 640
South Carolina 7,800 7,240 -7% 550
Missouri 8,350 7,400 -11% 540
Indiana 7,500 6,910 -8% 520
Kentucky 6,740 6,310 -6% 480
Maryland 6,960 6,400 -8% 480
Wisconsin 6,990 6,380 -9% 480
Massachusetts 6,200 5,710 -8% 430
Arkansas 5,450 5,390 -1% 430
Mississippi 5,690 5,210 -8% 390
Alabama 5,760 5,260 -9% 390
Minnesota 5,270 4,930 -6% 380
Oklahoma 4,770 4,470 -6% 340
Oregon 4,100 3,950 -4% 310
New Mexico 4,140 3,770 -9% 280
Kansas 4,150 3,630 -13% 260
West Virginia 3,050 3,050 +0% 250
Iowa 3,170 2,880 -9% 210
Puerto Rico 4,640 3,410 -27% 200
Nebraska 2,470 2,290 -7% 170
Connecticut 2,820 2,410 -15% 170
Utah 1,950 1,980 +2% 160
Idaho 2,050 1,920 -6% 150
Hawaii 1,810 1,660 -8% 130
South Dakota 1,440 1,480 +3% 120
Maine 1,680 1,520 -10% 110
Alaska 1,310 1,260 -5% 100
Montana 1,180 1,160 -2% 90
New Hampshire 1,090 1,000 -8% 80
North Dakota 890 870 -2% 70
Wyoming 920 830 -9% 60
Virgin Islands 330 290 -12% 20
Northern Mariana Islands No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Rhode Island No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
District of Columbia No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Delaware No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Vermont No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Colorado No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Nevada No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
American Samoa No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Guam No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available

*Projected Annual Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.