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Fast Facts for Probation Officers in Georgia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Albany, Valdosta and Macon
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dalton, Augusta and Atlanta
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Atlanta, Savannah and Augusta

Salaries for Probation Officers in Georgia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Dalton, Atlanta and Augusta

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  • Ranked among the 2015 Best Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report.
  • 82% of all full-time faculty have a terminal degree in their field.
  • With 1367 total faculty members, the student-to-teacher ratio is 15:1.
  • Currently the 3rd largest Catholic University in the United States, with 16,000 enrolled students and more than 76,000 alumni across the world. 
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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  • Committed to excellence in education since 1916 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers more than 50 programs including criminal justice, technology, business, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
  • Provides tutoring at no additional charge to assist during stressful times.
  • Revises curriculum continually to keep pace with improvements in technology and the increasing needs of business and industry.
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  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
  • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
  • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
  • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and more.
  • Does Justice Studies and Criminal Justice interest you? Study these subjects and earn your Bachelor or Master of Science degree from Grand Canyon University!
  • Pursue or expand on your career in law enforcement, government, social work, or political science.
  • Convenience: Bachelor's courses can be completed online, on campus, or a combination of both! Master's courses can be completed online!
  • Earlier Graduation: Our 4-credit courses allow you to complete your degree program in less time.
  • Transfer Friendly: We will request your transcripts, evaluate your graduate coursework, and determine your anticipated graduation date within 24 hours. 
  • Quality: Grand Canyon University was founded in 1949 and is regionally accredited. Speak to an enrollment counselor today!
  • Flexible online and campus-based programs available.
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, and more.
  • Advanced degrees in criminal justice help working professionals stay up to date on the latest law enforcement practices.
  • Some programs offer the opportunity for hands-on experience working on real criminal cases.
  • Earn your Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - 100% online
  • Courses include Introduction to Law Enforcement, Criminal Law and Procedures, and Criminology
  • Program focuses on theoretical and applied criminal justice, the role of law enforcement in the justice system, and more
  • South University brings over 115 years of achievement and tradition to a supportive, online classroom
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.

Regis University is a regionally accredited, 130-year-old Jesuit university in Denver, Colorado. Inspired by the vision of St. Ignatius Loyola, we are dedicated to the pursuit of learning and truth in an effort to make positive change in our communities as well as ourselves.

  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).

More Georgia Probation Officer Training Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Tifton
Bachelor
3,665
Albany
Masters
4,033
Savannah
Masters
6,848
Augusta
Masters
6,588
Macon
Associate
5,233
Atlanta
Doctorate
4,271
Brunswick
Associate
2,942
Dalton
Bachelor
4,532
Albany
Associate
4,760
Clarkston
Associate
3,819
Fitzgerald
Associate
1,356
Fort Valley
Masters
2,562
Atlanta
Doctorate & First Professional
27,134
Griffin
Associate
4,032
Kennesaw
Masters
20,607
Lagrange
Masters
1,091
Macon
Bachelor
6,464
Rock Spring
Associate
2,275
Statesboro
Associate
1,921
Savannah
Masters
3,169
Thomasville
Masters
725
Athens
Doctorate & First Professional
33,831
Valdosta
Doctorate
11,280
Macon
Masters
691
LaGrange
Associate
1,755

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Probation Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Georgia. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Probation Officers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Probation Officers 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
Athens-Clarke County 60 $39,940
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell 980 $39,140
Albany 70 $37,600
Dalton 90 $33,370
Macon 90 $36,730
Valdosta 50 $36,650
Warner Robins 30 $35,370

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