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About Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Most offenders locked up in Texas prisons are managed by the state Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). The department oversees more than 155,000 inmates in more than 100 facilities including state prisons, state jails, and private correctional facilities that contract with TDCJ. Additionally, it funds and oversees more than 430,000 people on community – more... supervision (aka probation) and supervises offenders who are released on parole. TDCJ programs include rehabilitation and reentry programs and victim services. Information resources on offenders and their families, death row, and prison deterrence education are published regularly by TDCJ. The Texas Board of Criminal Justice oversees TDCJ's operations. – less

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Employer Reviews

Administrative Assistant IV (Former Employee), Austin, TXMarch 24, 2015
Sergeant of Corrections (Former Employee), Richmond, TXMarch 13, 2015
Correctional Officer (Former Employee), Plainview, TXMarch 11, 2015
Correctional Officer III (Current Employee), Huntsville, TXMarch 9, 2015
Correctional Officer III (Former Employee), Amarillo, TXMarch 6, 2015

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Salaries

Correctional Officer
$32,000 per year
Based on 119 employees
$24,000$38,500
$2,560 per month
Based on 72 employees
$2,000$2,900
Officer
$36,000 per year
Based on 19 employees
$33,000$40,000
Correctional Officer
$17.00 per hour
Based on 13 employees
$13.75$20.00
Sergeant
$40,000 per year
Based on 11 employees
$35,000$42,000

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