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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Scranton and Harrisburg
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Pittsburgh and Allentown
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Pittsburgh and Scranton

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Harrisburg and Pittsburgh

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  • 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
  • B.S. in Justice Studies
  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
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Programs
  • Master of Law: International Legal Studies
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Forensic Psychology
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
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Programs
  • BA/Law Enforcement Administration
  • MS/Criminal Justice - Forensic Science
  • MS/Criminal Justice - Homeland Security
  • Provides an exclusive Ashford Mobile app to keep students connected to the online classroom on the go.
  • Offers a business program in partnership and collaboration with Forbes magazine.
  • Offers several credit transfer and previous experience options for students who qualify.
  • Dedicated to fostering intellectual and personal growth since 1918.
  • Offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs in business, health, education, and more.
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
Programs
  • Criminal Justice - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Committed to excellence in post-secondary education since 1982, with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Located in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, the main campus spans 63,500 square feet.
  • Offers programs in business, design, criminal justice, and more.
  • Gives several benefits to alumni including national discounts and career services.
  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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  • Criminal Justice & First Response - Associate
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • A private post-secondary institution of higher education serving south-central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland since 1967.
  • Offers associate degrees in specialized business and specialized technology, as well as programs leading to professional certifications and diplomas.
  • Gives each student their own career services specialist who helps keep them focused on their goals.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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  • Criminal Justice

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  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
  • Master of Science in Criminology
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Programs
  • AAS in Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
  • BS in Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs in 2017 by the U.S. News & World Report.
  • Admits students throughout the year with quarterly start dates in January, April, July, and September.
  • Provides faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments.
  • Offers associate and bachelor degree programs in business, design, health, plus certificate programs in practical nurse, medical assistant, and more.
  • Preparing students for professional and personal success since 1931.
  • More than $59 million in Berkeley College institutional aid was provided to qualified students during the 2016-2017 award year

More Pennsylvania Correctional Officer Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Newtown
Associate
9,649
Butler
Associate
3,656
Allentown
Masters
1,888
Pittsburgh
Associate
18,525
Monaca
Associate
3,194
Philadelphia
Associate
17,334
Media
Associate
10,816
Erie
Doctorate
4,134
Harrisburg
Associate
9,774
Scranton
Associate
1,502
Schnecksville
Associate
7,184
Blue Bell
Associate
9,184
Cresson
Masters
1,595
Johnstown
Associate
1,358
Reading
Associate
4,682
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
27,020
Villanova
Doctorate & First Professional
10,470
Youngwood
Associate
6,239

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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
Johnstown 180 $47,000
Erie 540 $48,390
Harrisburg-Carlisle 690 $55,550
Pittsburgh 1530 $55,590
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton 720 $56,830

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