Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

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Occupation Description

Provide social services to help in rehabilitation of criminals in charge or on probation or parole. Make sanctions for actions concerning preparation of rehabilitation plan and treatment of offender, including provisional release and education and employment conditions.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

86780

Job Openings By 2020

37300

Growth Rate

18.4%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors of Arts Criminal Justice
Bachelors in Criminal Justice

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth