Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Military security and law enforcement jobs offer the chance to serve, protect and defend your fellow service members.

There are 24 military careers in this industry

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Military All-Source Intelligence Specialists

All-source intelligence specialists are specifically trained in the planning, collection, and implementation of all intelligence disciplines across the full spectrum of operations. All-source intelligence specialists consolidate imagery, signals, measurements, human, and open-source data into information to support national defense.

  • Average Salary:$118,894
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Corrections Caseworkers

Corrections caseworkers provide individual and group counseling and assist awardees and prisoners in achieving successful transition back to military life. They perform initial and weekly reviews and assist in prisoner or awardee evaluation. They monitor and report significant behavioral changes and participate in treatment, clemency, parole, and work assignments. They also review and apply policies and directives, and support communication between unit and confined personnel.

  • Average Salary:$143,829
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Corrections Officers

Corrections officers are responsible for the security and safety of prisoners and operation of the brig. They are responsible for the overall security of facilities housing prisoners. They manage the receipt, custody, and release of prisoners. Additionally, they establish a system of incentives and privileges, and impose punitive and administrative disciplinary measures.

  • Average Salary:$59,543
  • Most Common Education: High school

Military Corrections Specialists

The corrections specialty in military law enforcement primarily involves guarding and supervising confined personnel. Corrections specialists not only act as jailers, but also ensure law and order. They prevent and quell riots and disturbances, prevent and suppress crimes against military personnel, and maintain order at military installations. They monitor the health and welfare of confined personnel and may provide correctional counseling.

  • Average Salary:$59,543
  • Most Common Education: High school

Military Court Reporters

In the Military, court reporters create word-for-word transcriptions at trials, depositions, administrative hearings, and other legal proceedings. They record the proceedings and prepare or supervise preparation and assembly of typewritten, summarized, or verbatim transcripts. Court reporters review records of proceedings for administrative completeness and technical accuracy.

  • Average Salary:Not available
  • Most Common Education: Post-secondary certificate

Military Cyber-Operations Officers

Cyber-operations officers oversee both offensive and defensive cyberspace operations in support of the full range of military programs. Offensive operations involve the application of computer power to target the capabilities of enemies and hostile adversaries. Defensive operations involve protecting data, networks, net-centric capabilities, and other designated systems. Some cyber officers focus on offensive or defensive operations, while others integrate the two to support military operations.  

  • Average Salary:$86,625
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Cyber Warfare Officers

Cyber warfare officers command crews in the use of cyber offensive tactics to target enemy or hostile adversary capabilities. They oversee mission planning, preparation, and crew training to ensure operational readiness. Cyber warfare officers operate cyberspace systems and direct crews in the use of these systems.

  • Average Salary:$82,287
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Emergency Medical Technicians

EMTs are health professionals trained to respond quickly to emergency situations. Military EMTs provide emergency medical treatment, limited primary care, force health protection, and evacuation assistance in a variety of operational and clinical settings from point of injury or illness through the continuum of military healthcare. They perform basic diagnostic and laboratory tasks. They may work in military health facilities or in the field.

  • Average Salary:$60,710
  • Most Common Education: Not available

Military Field/Combat Medics

Field/combat medics are trained to provide medical care in an operational or combat environment. They provide frontline trauma and medical care to deployed personnel. They care for those suffering from disease as well as those injured in combat. In addition to being prepared to work in combat, these health professionals are often trained in health concerns related to specific conditions, such as those encountered during diving or flight operations.  

  • Average Salary:$57,251
  • Most Common Education: Not available

Military Firefighters

Military firefighters do much more than fight fires. They also perform inspections to minimize fire dangers, provide first aid to accident victims, and respond to hazardous materials spills. They assist civilian fire departments when needed.

  • Average Salary:$58,638
  • Most Common Education: High school