Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has one corrections school within its city limits. Florida Community College at Jacksonville has a total student population of 28,877. It is the 4235th highest ranked school in the USA and the 231st highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Corrections students from Jacksonville schools who go on to become correctional counselors, corrections officers, jailers, probation officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 455,350 people working as correctional officers and jailers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,610. Also, Mental health and substance abuse social workers make on average $41,350 per year and there are about 127,140 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Jacksonville area alone, there are 470 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average salary of $34,260. Correctional officers and jailers in this area earn $38,390/yr and there are 1,310 employed.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in Jacksonville are held by correctional officers and jailers, and 1/1000 are held by mental health and substance abuse social workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Florida Community College at Jacksonville ends up costing a student $6,668/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|