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What Kinds Of Jobs Can You Get With Felonies?

The best jobs for felons are those that pay well and are in great demand. Companies that signed the pledge committed to help level the playing field by banning the box ”—specifically referring to the check box on job applications that asks whether the applicant has been convicted of a felony—and agreed to hold any questions about an applicant's criminal record until they were further along in the hiring process.
High Paying Career for Felons: Construction Manager; average salary is $87,400 , with an estimated maximum of $184,000; save up some money for college from your entry-level earnings, Companies That Hire Ex-offenders because the majority of construction management jobs require a degree (see the Education section under Career Advancement and Increasing Earning Potential, below).

The new guidance didn't change the core idea—that blanket hiring bans based on criminal records have a disproportionate impact on black and Latino workers and thus violate the Civil Rights Act; instead, it offered employers updated details on how to stay on the right side of the law.
All enlisted signal jobs require a secret security clearance and you might be able to get that directly depending upon what you were convicted of. Once you have been in for a bit and become an NCO you have some internal credibility to possibly transition to military intelligence or become a signal warrant officer of which both require a top secret clearance.
If you can prove that you have a good work record and have the right people to give you the references you need, you can except to start out making $8.74 and work your way up to $12.82. Just keep in mind that sometimes theft, violence, and drug offenses can knock you out of a job like this.

And that applies because criminal background checks have such a big disproportionate impact on people of color that they implicate Title VII, and the EEOC has issued major guidance clarifying for employers what the standards are when they ask about backgrounds," Emsellem says.
There are few companies that will go to great lengths to hire felons. Despite the fact that approximately one-third of American adults (70 million) have a criminal record, it can present a difficult barrier to overcome in a job search. Right now, I'm blessed that I have two jobs.” He cleans office buildings at night, off the books, and has a temporary kitchen job at a Turkish restaurant for $10 an hour—though he hasn't told them yet about his record.
Hotels: Custodian and maid jobs are plentiful and companies like Radisson and Embassy suites have been open to working with ex-felons in the past. The vast majority of felons however, want to make a fresh start and even a job with a low salary is a step in the right direction.
The bottom line is: it's tough to become a phlebotomist if you have a felony charge on your record. No matter how educated you are, or how much you've reformed your lifestyle, there are certain jobs which you may not be able to hold after a felony conviction. Even if you don't have a felony on your record yet but are expecting a conviction, start here as a reference point for the types of jobs you can look for if you are convicted.

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