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Fast Facts for Probation Officers in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Abilene, San Antonio and Longview
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Austin, Fort Worth and Houston
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, San Antonio and Fort Worth

Salaries for Probation Officers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Fort Worth, Houston and Abilene

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  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • 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.
Programs
  • 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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  • 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.
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  • Designated a Military Friendly School by Victoria Media in 2015.
  • Offers various scholarship opportunities to military students who qualify.
  • Provides programs in Allied Healthcare, Information Technology, Cosmetology, HVAC, Business, Massage Therapy and Veterinary Technology.
  •  Institutionally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), with online accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 6 campuses across Texas, with a campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico and online.
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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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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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  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
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  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
  • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
  • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
  • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and more.
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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 Texas Probation Officer Training 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
Abilene
Doctorate
4,675
Alvin
Associate
4,169
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
Lufkin
Associate
4,677
Austin
Associate
33,508
Waco
Doctorate & First Professional
14,174
Brenham
Associate
14,589
Lake Jackson
Bachelor
3,753
Killeen
Associate
21,532
Cisco
Associate
3,365
Clarendon
Associate
1,126
Beeville
Associate
3,196
Plano
Associate
20,143
Texas City
Associate
3,521
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
Mesquite
Associate
10,653
El Paso
Associate
25,023
Galveston
Associate
2,044
Abilene
Doctorate
2,435
Hillsboro
Associate
3,556
Houston
Associate
43,518
Big Spring
Associate
3,329
Brownwood
Masters
1,386
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Beaumont
Associate
2,590
Orange
Associate
2,005
Laredo
Associate
7,831
Baytown
Associate
5,856
The Woodlands
Associate
39,756
Lubbock
Masters
1,960
Waco
Associate
8,079
Abilene
Bachelor
1,462
Midland
Bachelor
5,739
Wichita Falls
Masters
6,027
Corsicana
Associate
7,560
Mount Pleasant
Associate
1,010
San Antonio
Associate
10,329
Odessa
Associate
4,580
San Antonio
Doctorate
2,608
San Antonio
Associate
7,662
Paris
Associate
4,343
Dallas
Bachelor
567
Prairie View
Doctorate
8,382
Austin
Masters
5,317
Huntsville
Doctorate
16,496
San Antonio
Associate
19,819
Pasadena
Associate
23,805
Levelland
Associate
6,602
McAllen
Bachelor
19,827
Uvalde
Associate
4,716
Waxahachie
Masters
1,834
San Antonio
Associate
9,256
Nacogdoches
Doctorate
11,607
Stephenville
Doctorate
9,460
Fort Worth
Associate
37,948
Laredo
Doctorate
5,179
Commerce
Doctorate
8,813
Kingsville
Doctorate
6,567
Fort Worth
Masters
8,668
Tyler
Bachelor
774
Houston
Doctorate
9,540
San Marcos
Doctorate
28,121
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
28,260
Denton
Doctorate
12,168
Arlington
Doctorate
24,889
Austin
Doctorate
50,170
Brownsville
Doctorate
17,215
El Paso
Doctorate
20,154
San Antonio
Doctorate
28,533
Odessa
Masters
3,559
Edinburg
Doctorate
17,435
Athens
Associate
5,046
Tyler
Associate
8,217
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
34,663
Houston
Doctorate
7,522
Houston
Masters
11,793
Belton
Doctorate
2,651
Denton
Doctorate
34,710
Victoria
Associate
4,002
Weatherford
Associate
4,544
Canyon
Doctorate
7,502
Snyder
Associate
1,844
Wharton
Associate
5,892
Marshall
Bachelor
926

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Probation Officers

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Probation Officers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Probation Officers 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
Austin 670 $45,220
Round Rock 670 $45,220
Abilene 100 $43,040
Amarillo 130 $43,310
Beaumont 220 $44,650
Port Arthur 220 $44,650
College Station N/A $39,020
Bryan N/A $39,020
Corpus Christi 200 $39,550
Dallas 2160 $44,890
Fort Worth 2160 $44,890
Arlington 2160 $44,890
Houston 1750 $44,770
The Woodlands 1750 $44,770
Sugar Land 1750 $44,770
San Angelo 50 $43,320
San Antonio 460 $43,840
New Braunfels 460 $43,840
Longview 70 $41,140
McAllen N/A $45,220
Edinburg N/A $45,220
Mission N/A $45,220
Midland 40 $40,410
Killeen 80 $42,700
Temple 80 $42,700
Tyler 120 $48,120
Waco 100 $43,890

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