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California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

CDCR hires year round for the position of correctional officer – applying online is the first step towards a career filled with opportunities in one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the nation. We offer competitive pay starting at $4,920 for entry level correctional officers as well as benefits and retirement plants.

PAID ACADEMY TRAINING: $23.07 per hour

AFTER GRADUATION: $4,920 – $8,216 per month

BENEFITS: Health/Dental/Vision, Pension, Paid Vacations and Holidays


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 years of age (20 at application)
  • U.S. citizen (or applied for citizenship)
  • U.S. high school diploma/GED

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None