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Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Jobs

source: Texas Workforce Commission

Job Educational Requirements Salary Range
Administrative Law Judge & Hearing Officer Bachelor's Degree plus experience $51,390 - $110,190
Arbitrator, Mediator & Conciliator Bachelor's Degree plus experience $36,190 - $71,850
Bailiff Moderate-term on-the-job training $28,270 - $46,680
Correctional Officer & Jailer Moderate-term on-the-job training $30,080 - $37,660
Court Reporter Postsecondary vocational award $29,410 - $74,590
Crossing Guard Short-term on-the-job training $16,760 - $21,810
Detective & Criminal Investigator Bachelor's Degree $44,460 - $92,590
Fire Inspector & Investigator Work experience in a related occupation $40,660 - $66,670
Firefighter Associate Degree $31,080 - $54,740
First-line Supervisor of Correctional Officers Work experience in a related occupation $40,830 - $52,640
First-line Supervisor of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers Associate Degree $55,570 - $81,540
First-line Supervisor of Police & Detectives Associate Degree $52,980 - $95,730
Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Long-term on-the-job training $25,690 - $37,460
Judge, Magistrate Judge, & Magistrate Bachelor's Degree plus experience $19,680 - $104,350
Judicial Law Clerk Bachelor's Degree $29,250 - $48,610
Lawyer Doctorate / First professional degree $64,990 - $168,810
Paralegal & Legal Assistant Associate Degree $32,270 - $62,880
Parking Enforcement Worker Short-term on-the-job training $21,280 - $30,680
Police & Sheriff's Patrol Officer Long-term on-the-job training $38,080 - $60,510
Police, Fire, & Ambulance Dispatcher Moderate-term on-the-job training $24,890 - $38,030
Private Detective & Investigator Work experience in a related occupation $35,300 - $71,150
Security Guard Short-term on-the-job training $17,010 - $30,260
Transit & Railroad Police Long-term on-the-job training $39,790 - $55,870