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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

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Programs
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Corrections
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
  • AAS in Criminal Justice

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  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement
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  • Master of Law: International Legal Studies
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Forensic Psychology
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Programs
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Behavior Management Track
  • SJU provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts
  • A Jesuit school with 8,415 students in all programs for 2016 grads &undergrads
  • Institutionally Accredited by the MSCHE and the AACSB (Haub School of Business)
  • 96% of 2016 graduates employed, pursuing graduate study or volunteering full time
  • Qualifying students can receive financial assistance with tuition costs
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  • 13:1 student-faculty ratio, with an average class size of 21.
  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
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  • MS in Criminal Justice
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  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
  • Master of Science in Criminology
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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.
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  • Revises curriculum continually to keep pace with improvements in technology and the increasing needs of business and industry.
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Chattanooga
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Programs
  • Master of Arts in Homeland Security
  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

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Tallahassee
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Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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Savannah
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More Georgia Correctional Officer Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Tifton
Bachelor
3,665
Albany
Masters
4,033
Savannah
Masters
6,848
Macon
Associate
5,233
Brunswick
Associate
2,942
Clarkston
Associate
3,819
Fitzgerald
Associate
1,356
Griffin
Associate
4,032
Macon
Bachelor
6,464
Rock Spring
Associate
2,275
Statesboro
Associate
1,921
Savannah
Masters
3,169
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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Athens-Clarke County 100 $29,460
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell 4120 $35,690
Albany 350 $28,640
Brunswick 160 $30,130
Dalton 80 $27,540
Gainesville 160 $33,130
Macon 560 $29,840
Savannah 490 $32,390
Valdosta 430 $31,450
Warner Robins 360 $32,020

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