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Correctional: Career and Education Opportunities in Maine

Correctional: Correctional workers are the professionals who makes sure our prisons and jails remain safe. Keeping order on the inside of these institutions, they also make sure that those incarcerated stay that way.

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Maine has a population of 1,318,301, which has grown by 3.40% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Pine Tree State," its capital is Augusta, though its biggest city is Portland. In 2008, there were a total of 840,874 jobs in Maine. The average annual income was $36,368 in 2008, up from $35,028 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Maine was 8.0% in 2009, which has grown by 2.7% since the previous year. Approximately 22.9% of Maine residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Maine include paper manufacturing, pulp, paper, and paperboard mills, and direct selling establishments. Notable tourist attractions include the Maine Womens Chistian Temperance Union, the Tate House Museum, and the Portland Harbor Museum.


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Bailiffs maintain order in courts of law. Bailiffs need to listen well to others and take in their information and issues. They also need to listen well to others and take in their information and issues.