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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Alexandria, Baton Rouge and Lake Charles
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lafayette, New Orleans and Shreveport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Alexandria

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Alexandria, Shreveport and Baton Rouge

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  • MS in Criminal Justice - Corrections
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
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  • BA in Criminal Justice/Institutional and Community-Based Corrections
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  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track
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  • MS in Criminal Justice
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  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice/Homeland Security
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

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  • AS in Criminal Justice
  • BS in Criminal Justice
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More Louisiana Correctional Officer Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Baton Rouge
Associate
7,031
New Orleans
Associate
13,210
Grambling
Doctorate
5,161
Alexandria
Bachelor
2,574
Eunice
Associate
2,864
Oakdale
Associate
310
Thibodaux
Masters
6,864
Natchitoches
Masters
9,037
Hammond
Doctorate
14,744
Baton Rouge
Doctorate
8,288
Monroe
Doctorate & First Professional
8,541

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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
Baton Rouge 2740 $34,840
Alexandria 540 $45,090
Hammond 200 $30,820
Houma-Thibodaux 250 $38,580
Lafayette 500 $33,900
Lake Charles 230 $34,390
Monroe N/A $38,660
New Orleans-Metairie 1100 $32,720
Shreveport-Bossier City 190 $42,580

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