Criminal Justice Schools
In Bessemer, Alabama

The city of Bessemer has only one school where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminal justice academic community in Bessemer, and the future trends. Academia in criminal justice includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bessemer Vs. Alabama Criminal Justice Employment

Bessemer 1,060
Alabama 23,970

Exactly 1,060 of Alabama's 23,780 criminal justice professionals work in Bessemer. The number of criminal justice professionals in Bessemer has grown by 38% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Bessemer has increased, overall employment in Bessemer has decreased.

Bessemer Vs. Alabama Criminal Justice employment growth

24,110 23,820 24,000 24,230 23,780
770 970 1,070 No data 1,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Bessemer

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Bessemer

$28,765 $30,118 $31,943 No data $31,947
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Bessemer
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bessemer

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Bessemer have increased. Bessemer criminal justice professionals made $31,947 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, criminal justice professionals in Bessemer made an average salary of $28,765 per year. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Bessemer is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Bessemer

10th percentile
$21,567
25th percentile
$24,237
50th percentile
$28,627
75th percentile
$38,687
90th percentile
$50,207

Criminal justice professionals in Bessemer make a median yearly salary of $28,627. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,567 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 133% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Bessemer

Paralegal
$28,250
Homeland Security
$30,700
Criminal Justice
$31,947
Criminology
$39,700

On average criminal justice professional salaries in Bessemer are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Bessemer

1

Many of Bessemer's criminal justice professionals are graduates of the only accredited criminal justice school in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Bessemer

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Bessemer's criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Bessemer

associate
27
bachelor
9
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total36

Approximately 36 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Bessemer, Alabama

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