Missouri Department of Corrections officers receiving increase in pay

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ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Department of Corrections announced officers and cooks will be receiving a pay increase beginning in July thanks to the Missouri General Assembly’s approval.

They say new corrections officers will be paid $36,000 with automatic raises every two years.

There are also many opportunities for overtime pay. New officers who work one overtime shift per week can earn $46,800 per year.

Benefits like paid training, paid leave, medical insurance, wellness programs and more are also included with the opportunity,

The pay increase will be effective July 1.

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