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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hickory, Wilmington and Asheville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Durham, Greensboro and Charlotte
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Hickory and Greensboro

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Greensboro, Charlotte and Durham

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  • MS in Criminal Justice - Corrections
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
  • AAS in Criminal Justice
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, and more.
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  • Some programs offer the opportunity for hands-on experience working on real criminal cases.
  • Flexible online and campus-based programs available.
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  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Available programs include B.S. and M.S. in Criminal Justice, B.S. in Legal Studies, and A.S. in Paralegal Studies.
  • Accreditation for the Legal Studies and Paralegal Studies programs by the American Bar Association (ABA) at select campuses.
  • Criminal Justice and Legal Studies programs are available at many of the 11 campus locations across the United States.
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High Point
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  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Offers associate and bachelor-level programs in Criminal Justice.
  • Program topics include criminal investigation processes and ethics, criminal law, juvenile justice and more.
  • A B.A.S. in Criminal Justice program is also available for students who already possess an A.A.S.
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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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). The strong liberal arts foundation promotes an environment of open-minded investigation and debate and attends to developing students beyond their academic accomplishments, while maintaining high academic standards. The University strives to be recognized as the preeminent Catholic comprehensive university in the Northeast.

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  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Each campus features a public spa and/or salon where students can gain real-world experience.
  • 17 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent colleges and Schools (ACICS), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Originally founded in 1916 in Wilmington, North Carolina by Judge Leon Motte.
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Wilmington
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Making the decision to earn your degree and pursue your career goals could be the best decision you ever make. Enroll at ECPI University and you’ll join a collaborative and fostering learning environment, surrounded by faculty and staff who are there to support you through the entire process.


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  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
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  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!

More North Carolina Correctional Officer Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Asheville
Associate
6,408
Washington
Associate
1,476
Belmont
Bachelor
1,337
Supply
Associate
1,162
Hudson
Associate
3,728
Wilmington
Associate
7,570
Morehead City
Associate
1,628
Hickory
Associate
4,765
Sanford
Associate
4,603
Charlotte
Associate
18,052
Shelby
Associate
2,064
Jacksonville
Associate
4,349
Elizabeth City
Associate
2,117
New Bern
Associate
3,032
Thomasville
Associate
3,399
Durham
Associate
5,170
Fayetteville
Associate
9,063
Dallas
Associate
5,718
Jamestown
Associate
10,571
Weldon
Associate
1,142
Clyde
Associate
2,127
Spindale
Associate
2,131
Kenansville
Associate
1,118
Smithfield
Associate
4,145
Kinston
Associate
2,733
Spruce Pine
Associate
1,472
Marion
Associate
1,134
Statesville
Associate
2,687
Troy
Associate
954
Grantsboro
Associate
393
Winterville
Associate
6,499
Asheboro
Associate
2,521
Ahoskie
Associate
384
Lumberton
Associate
1,788
Wentworth
Associate
2,013
Salisbury
Associate
5,158
Clinton
Associate
1,278
Polkton
Associate
2,250
Whiteville
Associate
1,811
Sylva
Associate
2,040
Albemarle
Associate
2,390
Henderson
Associate
4,135
Raleigh
Associate
12,238
Goldsboro
Associate
2,988
Morganton
Associate
2,448
Wilkesboro
Associate
2,476
Wilson
Associate
1,642

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for North Carolina. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Asheville 420 $33,490
Durham 340 $37,400
Chapel Hill 340 $37,400
Greensboro 460 $36,670
High Point 460 $36,670
Hickory 940 $30,410
Lenoir 940 $30,410
Morganton 940 $30,410
New Bern 450 $30,400
Raleigh 1770 $31,740
Rocky Mount 270 $31,420
Wilmington 390 $31,430
Winston 420 $34,510
Salem 420 $34,510

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