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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Richmond and Lynchburg
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Roanoke and Blacksburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Richmond and Virginia Beach

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Blacksburg and Virginia Beach

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  • Criminal Justice - Bachelor's

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  • Criminal Justice (MS)
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  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
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More Virginia Correctional Officer Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Richmond
Bachelor
516
Clifton Forge
Associate
1,295
Danville
Associate
4,016
Fairfax
Doctorate & First Professional
30,276
Big Stone Gap
Associate
3,017
Abingdon
Associate
2,580
Petersburg
Doctorate
4,720
Wytheville
Associate
3,072

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. 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
Charlottesville 610 $35,640
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford 230 $35,680
Lynchburg 250 $35,840
Richmond 3170 $40,040
Roanoke 510 $40,260
Staunton-Waynesboro 410 $37,710

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