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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Killeen, Texarkana and Longview
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Laredo, Dallas and Fort Worth
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and San Antonio

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Fort Worth, San Antonio and Texarkana

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More Texas Correctional Officer Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Alvin
Associate
4,169
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
Lufkin
Associate
4,677
Austin
Associate
33,508
Brenham
Associate
14,589
Lake Jackson
Bachelor
3,753
Killeen
Associate
21,532
Beeville
Associate
3,196
Plano
Associate
20,143
Texas City
Associate
3,521
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
El Paso
Associate
25,023
Galveston
Associate
2,044
Abilene
Doctorate
2,435
Hillsboro
Associate
3,556
Houston
Associate
43,518
Big Spring
Associate
3,329
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Beaumont
Associate
2,590
Orange
Associate
2,005
Laredo
Associate
7,831
The Woodlands
Associate
39,756
Waco
Associate
8,079
Abilene
Bachelor
1,462
Midland
Bachelor
5,739
Corsicana
Associate
7,560
Mount Pleasant
Associate
1,010
Odessa
Associate
4,580
Dallas
Bachelor
567
Prairie View
Doctorate
8,382
Huntsville
Doctorate
16,496
San Antonio
Associate
19,819
Pasadena
Associate
23,805
Levelland
Associate
6,602
Uvalde
Associate
4,716
Nacogdoches
Doctorate
11,607
Fort Worth
Associate
37,948
Laredo
Doctorate
5,179
San Marcos
Doctorate
28,121
Brownsville
Doctorate
17,215
Athens
Associate
5,046
Tyler
Associate
8,217
Victoria
Associate
4,002
Weatherford
Associate
4,544
Snyder
Associate
1,844
Wharton
Associate
5,892
Marshall
Bachelor
926

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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
Austin-Round Rock 2100 $43,080
Abilene 890 $39,260
Amarillo 1120 $40,730
Beaumont-Port Arthur 1590 $45,070
Brownsville-Harlingen 410 $33,630
College Station-Bryan N/A $41,380
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 6420 $41,990
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 8100 $44,020
San Angelo 190 $36,950
San Antonio-New Braunfels 2490 $40,320
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission 990 $42,440
Killeen-Temple 1990 $40,360
Waco 840 $39,550

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