Work & Purpose

Job Outlook: Protective Services Occupations

Make protecting the public your life's work

Keeping people safe is the aim for those in protective services.

The following profiles describe what each occupation does, their work environment, training, pay scale and employment projections for the 2010-2020 decade.

Correctional officers Police and detectives
Fire inspectors and investigators Private detectives and investigators
Firefighters Security guards and gaming surveillance officers

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