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Correctional Officer/Prison Guard

Odds of Getting In

High. There almost always exists demand for decent prison guards. If you want the job and are flexible about where you live and what hours you work, you can almost certainly get the gig. More good news for you—crime continues to be on the rise. So while that means your kids' personal safety will be more at risk, at least your job security won't be.

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