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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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More Louisiana Correctional Officer Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
New Orleans
Associates
15,110
Natchitoches
Doctorate
9,819
Baton Rouge
Associates
7,297
Eunice
Associates
2,906
Schriever
Associates
2,063

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.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge2630 $33,520
AlexandriaN/A N/A
Hammond160 $29,230
Houma-Thibodaux320 $36,130
Lafayette250 $32,970
Lake Charles300 $33,670
Monroe150 $38,310
New Orleans-Metairie1240 $32,860
Shreveport-Bossier City240 $41,030

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