Criminal Justice Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

In Birmingham, there are 7 criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminal justice academic community in Birmingham, and the future trends. Academia in criminal justice includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Criminal Justice Employment

Birmingham 1,060
Alabama 23,970

Of the 23,780 criminal justice professionals employed in Alabama, 1,060 work in Birmingham. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in Birmingham has grown by 38%. As the employment for criminal justice professionals in Birmingham has increased, overall employment in Birmingham has decreased.

Birmingham 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: Birmingham

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$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 Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

In Birmingham, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $31,947 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Birmingham. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for criminal justice professionals in Birmingham was $28,765 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Birmingham.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Birmingham

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Birmingham criminal justice professionals earn a median yearly salary of $28,627. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 133%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $21,567 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $50,207 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Birmingham

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Criminal Justice

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Birmingham


Many of Birmingham's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited criminal justice schools in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Birmingham


Birmingham's criminal justice schools offer 10 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Birmingham


Approximately 172 students completed criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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