California Correctional Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Correctional Officers And Jailers in California

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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bakersfield, Stockton and Riverside
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Ana, San Francisco and Sacramento
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, Bakersfield and Sacramento

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Francisco, Bakersfield and Riverside

Schools for Correctional Officers And Jailers in California are listed below.

Selected Correctional Officer Schools in California

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You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.

  • Programs: BA/Law Enforcement Administration, MS Criminal Justice, BA/Social and Criminal Justice, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice - Bachelor, Law Enforcement Academy (Police) - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person).

  • Programs: Master's in CJ with Federal Law Enforcement, Master's in Criminal Justice¬†¬†, Master's in CJ with Behavior Analysis
  • Degrees: Master
San Joaquin Valley College
Bakersfield, Hesperia, Lancaster, Ontario, Salida, Visalia

San Joaquin Valley College - A Private Junior College.

  • Programs: Degree - Criminal Justice: Corrections
  • Degrees: Associate
Brightwood College
Bakersfield, Clovis

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Associate

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Behavioral Crime Analysis Certificate, Applied Criminology Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
  • Degrees: Bachelor
Platt College
Alhambra, Anaheim, Ontario, Riverside

Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Associate
Institute of Technology
Clovis, Modesto

You can get started on a new career with Institute of Technology.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.iot.edu/disclosure

  • Programs: Criminology and Emergency Response Management
  • Degrees: Associate
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More California Correctional Officer Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Allan Hancock College Santa Maria Associate 13,176
Antelope Valley College Lancaster Associate 13,312
Bakersfield College Bakersfield Associate 17,405
Barstow Community College Barstow Associate 2,906
Butte College Oroville Associate 12,228
Cabrillo College Aptos Associate 15,114
Cerritos College Norwalk Associate 22,273
Cerro Coso Community College Ridgecrest Associate 4,577
Chabot College Hayward Associate 13,229
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Associate 18,736
Citrus College Glendora Associate 11,467
City College of San Francisco San Francisco Associate 46,411
College of Marin Kentfield Associate 6,476
College of San Mateo San Mateo Associate 10,516
College of the Canyons Santa Clarita Associate 17,499
College of the Desert Palm Desert Associate 8,597
College of the Redwoods Eureka Associate 6,025
College of the Sequoias Visalia Associate 11,697
College of the Siskiyous Weed Associate 2,782
Contra Costa College San Pablo Associate 7,147
Copper Mountain Community College Joshua Tree Associate 1,673
Crafton Hills College Yucaipa Associate 5,382
Cuesta College San Luis Obispo Associate 10,920
Cypress College Cypress Associate 13,592
De Anza College Cupertino Associate 24,115
Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill Associate 19,768
East Los Angeles College Monterey Park Associate 28,889
East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program West Covina Associate 672
El Camino College Torrance Associate 24,895
El Camino College-Compton Center Compton Associate 3,641
Evergreen Valley College San Jose Associate 8,707
Feather River College Quincy Associate 1,688
Folsom Lake College Folsom Associate 8,193
Fresno City College Fresno Associate 21,624
Fullerton College Fullerton Associate 20,719
Gavilan College Gilroy Associate 6,049
Glendale Community College Glendale Glendale Associate 16,827
Golden West College Huntington Beach Associate 13,354
Grossmont College El Cajon Associate 17,359
Hartnell College Salinas Associate 9,890
Imperial Valley College Imperial Associate 8,682
Irvine Valley College Irvine Associate 9,805
Lake Tahoe Community College South Lake Tahoe Associate 2,576
Las Positas College Livermore Associate 8,024
Lassen Community College Susanville Associate 1,829
Long Beach City College Long Beach Associate 25,536
Los Angeles City College Los Angeles Associate 17,204
Los Angeles Harbor College Wilmington Associate 8,850
Los Angeles Mission College Sylmar Associate 8,493
Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills Associate 19,526
Los Angeles Southwest College Los Angeles Associate 6,095
Los Angeles Valley College Valley Glen Associate 17,264
Los Medanos College Pittsburg Associate 8,360
Mendocino College Ukiah Associate 4,347
Merced College Merced Associate 10,890
Merritt College Oakland Associate 6,944
MiraCosta College Oceanside Associate 10,682
Modesto Junior College Modesto Associate 18,546
Monterey Peninsula College Monterey Associate 9,238
Moorpark College Moorpark Associate 14,495
Mount Jacinto College San Jacinto Associate 14,197
Mt San Antonio College Walnut Associate 29,842
Napa Valley College Napa Associate 7,169
Ohlone College Fremont Associate 11,083
Palo Verde College Blythe Associate 3,831
Palomar College San Marcos Associate 27,222
Pasadena City College Pasadena Associate 26,672
Porterville College Porterville Associate 3,773
Reedley College Reedley Associate 12,158
Rio Hondo College Whittier Associate 21,041
Riverside Community College Riverside Associate 30,961
Sacramento City College Sacramento Associate 24,596
Saddleback College Mission Viejo Associate 18,371
San Bernardino Valley College San Bernardino Associate 12,839
San Diego Miramar College San Diego Associate 10,650
San Joaquin Delta College Stockton Associate 18,668
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Bakersfield Associate 602
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno Fresno Associate 675
San Joaquin Valley College-Modesto Campus Salida Associate 254
San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cordova Rancho Cordova Associate 619
San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cucamonga Rancho Cucamonga Associate 791
San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Visalia Associate 892
San Jose City College San Jose Associate 9,805
Santa Ana College Santa Ana Associate 33,514
Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara Associate 21,632
Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa Associate 25,626
Shasta College Redding Associate 9,102
Sierra College Rocklin Associate 18,859
Skyline College San Bruno Associate 8,359
Solano Community College Fairfield Associate 11,163
Taft College Taft Associate 9,328
Ventura College Ventura Associate 12,603
Victor Valley College Victorville Associate 10,149
West Hills College-Coalinga Coalinga Associate 2,833
West Hills College-Lemoore Lemoore Associate 3,833
West Los Angeles College Culver City Associate 9,975
West Valley College Saratoga Associate 11,210
Yuba College Marysville Associate 9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Correctional Officers And Jailers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Correctional Officers And Jailers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bakersfield 4540 $77350 4.95
Fresno 1590 $69010 1.5
Riverside 4380 $77230 1.08
San Bernardino 4380 $77230 1.08
Ontario 4380 $77230 1.08
Sacramento 2350 $75140 0.87
Roseville 2350 $75140 0.87
Arden 2350 $75140 0.87
Arcade 2350 $75140 0.87
Los Angeles 4350 $60100 0.25
Long Beach 4350 $60100 0.25
Anaheim 4350 $60100 0.25
Merced 310 $55630 1.56
San Diego 0 $78790 0
Carlsbad 0 $78790 0
San Francisco 1420 $72310 0.21
Oakland 1420 $72310 0.21
Hayward 1420 $72310 0.21
Stockton 1520 $76000 2.24
Lodi 1520 $76000 2.24
Visalia 210 $41160 0.48
Porterville 210 $41160 0.48
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