Criminal Justice Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

The city of Boston has 7 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 Boston, which 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
  • PhD degree in Criminal Justice


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Criminal Justice Employment

Boston 20,470
Massachusetts 37,430

Exactly 20,330 of the 37,190 criminal justice professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Boston. There has been a 18% decline in the number of criminal justice professionals in Boston between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Criminal Justice employment growth

37,340 37,610 36,130 38,610 37,190
24,760 21,100 23,910 21,210 20,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$47,720 $50,595 $52,256 $51,052 $51,343
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

In Boston, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,343 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Boston. Criminal justice professionals in Boston made a yearly average salary of $47,720, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Boston is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$31,208
25th percentile
$38,178
50th percentile
$47,622
75th percentile
$64,025
90th percentile
$77,025

Criminal justice professionals in Boston make a median yearly salary of $47,622. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 147%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,208 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,025 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Boston

Homeland Security
$47,090
Criminal Justice
$51,343
Paralegal
$51,615
Criminology
$71,195

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Boston

7

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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Boston

associate
3
bachelor
5
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total14

Boston's criminal justice schools offer 14 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Boston

associate
58
bachelor
345
master
213
doctor
0
Certificate
8
Total624

Approximately 624 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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