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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Mississippi

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Jackson
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Pascagoula
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Jackson

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Mississippi

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Pascagoula

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  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
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  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement
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  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Behavior Management Track
  • The Online Criminal Justice Master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system
  • The 30-credit curriculum includes core courses in Research Methods and Analysis, Criminology Theory, Ethics and Criminal Justice, and Professional Writing for Law Enforcement
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  • BA in Criminal Justice/Institutional and Community-Based Corrections
  • BA in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
  • BA in Criminal Justice

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  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Corrections
  • AA in Criminal Justice
  • BA in Criminal Justice
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  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
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  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
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More Mississippi Correctional Officer Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Wesson
Associate
2,382

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Mississippi. 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
Jackson 1450 $31,970
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula 800 $27,910
Hattiesburg N/A $31,230

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