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Average Salary
$35,229
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Job Growth Rate
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Job Openings
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Corrections Activities Specialist Careers

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a corrections activities specialist. For example, did you know that they make an average of $16.94 an hour? That's $35,229 a year!

Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 8% and produce 33,800 job opportunities across the U.S.

What Does a Corrections Activities Specialist Do

There are certain skills that many corrections activities specialists have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed flexibility, leadership skills and physical strength.

How To Become a Corrections Activities Specialist

If you're interested in becoming a corrections activities specialist, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 64.7% of corrections activities specialists have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 11.8% of corrections activities specialists have master's degrees. Even though most corrections activities specialists have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a corrections activities specialist. In fact, many corrections activities specialist jobs require experience in a role such as educator. Meanwhile, many corrections activities specialists also have previous career experience in roles such as administrative specialist or assistant basketball coach.

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Average Salary
$35,229
Average Salary
Job Growth Rate
8%
Job Growth Rate
Job Openings
1,495
Job Openings

Average Salary for a Corrections Activities Specialist

Corrections Activities Specialists in America make an average salary of $35,229 per year or $17 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $49,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $25,000 per year.
Average Salary
$35,229

Recently Added Salaries

Job TitleCompanyascdescCompanyascdescStart DateascdescSalaryascdesc
Corrections Activities Specialist
Corrections Activities Specialist
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
12/22/2020
12/22/2020
$52,45212/22/2020
$52,452
Corrections Activities Specialist
Corrections Activities Specialist
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
04/17/2020
04/17/2020
$48,73804/17/2020
$48,738
Corrections Activities Specialist
Corrections Activities Specialist
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
08/17/2019
08/17/2019
$48,73808/17/2019
$48,738
Corrections Activities Specialist
Corrections Activities Specialist
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
07/28/2019
07/28/2019
$48,73807/28/2019
$48,738

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Corrections Activities Specialist Demographics

Gender

male

73.7 %

female

26.3 %

Ethnicity

White

71.9 %

Black or African American

10.5 %

Hispanic or Latino

9.8 %
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Corrections Activities Specialist Education

Majors

Business
17.6 %
Education
17.6 %

Degrees

Bachelors

64.7 %

Associate

17.6 %

Masters

11.8 %

Top Colleges for Corrections Activities Specialists

1. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN • Public

In-State Tuition
$14,760
Enrollment
31,451

2. California State University - Long Beach

Long Beach, CA • Public

In-State Tuition
$6,798
Enrollment
31,503

3. Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA • Public

In-State Tuition
$18,454
Enrollment
40,108

4. Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH • Public

In-State Tuition
$11,105
Enrollment
13,729

5. San Diego State University

San Diego, CA • Public

In-State Tuition
$7,488
Enrollment
30,018

6. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA • Private

In-State Tuition
$55,584
Enrollment
10,764

7. California State University - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA • Public

In-State Tuition
$6,749
Enrollment
24,163

8. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI • Public

In-State Tuition
$15,262
Enrollment
30,079

9. University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA • Private

In-State Tuition
$56,225
Enrollment
19,548

10. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC • Public

In-State Tuition
$8,987
Enrollment
18,946
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Top Corrections Activities Specialist Employers

1. ILLINOIS DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
3.8
Avg. Salary: 
$31,120
Corrections Activities Specialists Hired: 
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Updated October 2, 2020