Criminal Justice Schools
In Athens, Georgia

The city of Athens has 2 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 Athens, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Criminal Justice Certificate
  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice


Statistics

Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Georgia Criminal Justice Employment

Athens 590
Georgia 60,750

Of the 59,190 criminal justice professionals employed in Georgia, 590 work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in Athens has grown by 31%. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Athens has increased, overall employment in Athens has also increased.

Athens Vs. Georgia Criminal Justice employment growth

56,840 60,420 61,190 60,460 59,190
450 590 560 640 590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$29,327 $31,308 $33,838 $33,334 $37,005
$34,260 $35,170 $37,200 $38,110 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

In Athens, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. In 2010 criminal justice professionals in Athens reportedly earned an average salary of $37,005 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for criminal justice professionals in Athens was $29,327 per year. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Athens is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Athens

10th percentile
$25,445
25th percentile
$28,392
50th percentile
$33,010
75th percentile
$40,450
90th percentile
$59,265

Criminal justice professionals in Athens earn a median salary of $33,010 per year. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,445 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $59,265 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Athens

Criminal Justice
$37,005
Paralegal
$38,175
Homeland Security
$39,715
Criminology
$49,800

On average criminal justice professionals in Athens earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Athens.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Athens

2

Many of Athens' criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited criminal justice schools in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Athens

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Athens' criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Athens

associate
14
bachelor
53
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
22
Total89

Approximately 89 students completed criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Athens, Georgia

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