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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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Programs
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Corrections
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
  • AAS in Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Behavior Management Track

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.

Programs
  • Criminal Justice - Bachelor's

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Virginia Beach
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Programs
  • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1916 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers more than 50 programs including criminal justice, technology, business, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
  • Provides tutoring at no additional charge to assist during stressful times.
  • Revises curriculum continually to keep pace with improvements in technology and the increasing needs of business and industry.
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Conway
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Programs
  • Criminal Justice, MA (Online)
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Programs
  • B.S. in Criminal Justice
  • A.S. in Criminal Justice
  • B.S. in Human Services / Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • AS Criminal Justice

At South College we welcome students from all different stages of life and career.  Whether you are pursing a degree for the first time, going back to school as an adult learner, or furthering your career with an advanced degree, our faculty and staff will partner with you to give your dreams direction.

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Asheville
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Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Recognized as a Top 20 Best Online Bachelor’s Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.
  • Online, campus-based, and evening courses offered in 95 areas of study, including Business, Nursing, Psychology, & more.
  • Endorsed by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazine as a Military Friendly School in 2015. 
  • Features small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.
  • 88% of Regent University students receive financial aid, with $18 million awarded in institutional scholarships & aid each year.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • 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).
Programs
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
  • Master - Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
  • The first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States
  • No set class times or locations
  • Affordable tuition, guaranteed not to increase as long as you are enrolled
  • Accelerated eight-week terms
  • Classes start every month

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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