Criminal Justice Schools
In Chester, Pennsylvania

In Chester, there is only one criminal justice school where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in criminal justice in the city of Chester, which encompasses criminal justice training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Criminal Justice Employment

Chester 24,960
Pennsylvania 72,490

Exactly 24,640 of the 71,500 criminal justice professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Chester. The number of criminal justice professionals in Chester has shrunk by 14% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Chester has increased.

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Criminal Justice employment growth

54,140 70,590 72,440 72,920 71,500
28,750 27,910 26,070 26,010 24,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$41,470 $43,967 $50,556 $50,138 $53,752
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Chester have increased. In 2010 Chester criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $53,752. Four years earlier in 2006, criminal justice professionals in Chester made an average salary of $41,470 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chester.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Chester

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Chester criminal justice professionals earn a median yearly salary of $48,802. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 114%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,893 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $81,113 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Chester

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

Chester criminal justice professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Chester


There is only one accredited criminal justice school in the city. Many of Chester's criminal justice professionals are graduates of this school.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Chester


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

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Chester


In 2010 approximately 36 students completed criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Chester, Pennsylvania

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