Criminal Justice Schools
In Albany, New York

In Albany, there are 4 criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice education in Albany, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice
  • Masters degree in Criminal Justice
  • PhD degree in Criminal Justice


Professional Trends

Albany Vs. New York Criminal Justice Employment

Albany 5,950
New York 170,970

Of the 169,180 criminal justice professionals employed in New York, 5,850 work in Albany. There has been a 16% decline in the number of criminal justice professionals in Albany between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Albany has increased.

Albany Vs. New York Criminal Justice employment growth

176,080 178,950 179,490 174,270 169,180
6,930 6,940 6,450 5,890 5,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Albany

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Albany

$41,038 $42,743 $45,145 $47,910 $48,428
$41,090 $42,830 $44,400 $45,310 $46,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Albany
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albany

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Albany has shrunk, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. In 2010 Albany criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $48,428. Four years earlier in 2006, criminal justice professionals in Albany made an average salary of $41,038 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Albany.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Albany

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Criminal justice professionals in Albany make a median yearly salary of $48,650. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 86%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,810 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $63,008 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Albany

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

Albany criminal justice professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Albany


Many of Albany's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited criminal justice schools in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Albany


Albany's criminal justice schools offer 6 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Albany


Approximately 255 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Albany, New York

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