Georgia Correctional Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Georgia

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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Georgia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Albany, Macon and Augusta
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Atlanta, Brunswick and Columbus
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Atlanta, Augusta and Macon

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Georgia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Atlanta, Augusta and Brunswick

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

Selected Correctional Officer Schools in Georgia

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  • Programs: MS in Criminal Justice - Corrections, BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement, AAS in Criminal Justice, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Associate

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  • Programs: Doctor of Management - Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor, Master

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  • Programs: Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Corrections and Case Management, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Law Enforcement, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Generalist
  • Degrees: Bachelor
South University

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice (BS), Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Programs: MS in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master
South College

Get the skills you need to pursue your dreams at South College, located in Knoxville.

  • Programs: CERT Criminal Justice (Grad Level), MS Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Certificate, Master

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Earn a highly respected online degree from Boston University

  • Programs: Master of Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master
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More Georgia Correctional Officer Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Tifton Bachelor 3,665
Albany State University Albany Masters 4,033
Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah Masters 6,848
Central Georgia Technical College Macon Associate 5,233
College of Coastal Georgia Brunswick Associate 2,942
Dekalb Technical College Clarkston Associate 3,819
East Central Technical College Fitzgerald Associate 1,356
Griffin Technical College Griffin Associate 4,032
Macon State College Macon Bachelor 6,464
Northwestern Technical College Rock Spring Associate 2,275
Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro Associate 1,921
Savannah State University Savannah Masters 3,169
Thomas University Thomasville Masters 725

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Georgia. 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


Albany 340 $27860 1.9
Athens 90 $29640 0.35
Clarke County 90 $29640 0.35
Atlanta 4260 $31040 0.55
Sandy Springs 4260 $31040 0.55
Roswell 4260 $31040 0.55
Gainesville 150 $33180 0.63
Brunswick 130 $28450 1.1
Dalton 80 $26130 0.4
Macon 600 $27560 1.98
Savannah 560 $30440 1.11
Valdosta 390 $27670 2.46
Warner Robins 380 $29960 1.81
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