Criminal Justice Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

The city of Atlanta has 11 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 Atlanta, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Criminal Justice Employment

Atlanta 33,510
Georgia 60,750

Exactly 32,320 of Georgia's 59,190 criminal justice professionals work in Atlanta. The number of criminal justice professionals in Atlanta has grown by 5% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Atlanta has increased, overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Criminal Justice employment growth

56,840 60,420 61,190 60,460 59,190
30,910 31,380 33,690 32,500 32,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$36,839 $37,783 $36,950 $37,844 $37,242
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Atlanta has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have also increased. In 2010 criminal justice professionals in Atlanta reportedly earned an average salary of $37,242 per year. Criminal justice professionals in Atlanta made a yearly average salary of $36,839, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Atlanta is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$24,227
25th percentile
$27,508
50th percentile
$33,283
75th percentile
$42,243
90th percentile
$59,663

Criminal justice professionals make a median salary of $33,283 per year in Atlanta. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,227 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $59,663 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Homeland Security
$36,143
Criminal Justice
$37,242
Criminology
$46,815
Paralegal
$48,710
Forensic Science
$50,610

Criminal justice professional salaries in Atlanta are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Atlanta

11

Many of Atlanta's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of the 11 accredited criminal justice schools in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
4
bachelor
7
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total12

There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Atlanta's criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Atlanta

associate
64
bachelor
242
master
10
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total316

Approximately 316 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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