Criminal Justice Schools
In Chester, Virginia

Criminal Justice faculty can choose to work at only one criminal justice school in Chester. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice education in Chester, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Criminal Justice Certificate
  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice


Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Virginia Criminal Justice Employment

Chester 11,200
Virginia 60,070

Exactly 11,200 of the 59,380 criminal justice professionals employed in Virginia, work in Chester. The number of criminal justice professionals in Chester has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Chester has also increased.

Chester Vs. Virginia Criminal Justice employment growth

52,620 55,500 57,570 58,850 59,380
10,560 9,840 10,020 11,110 11,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$37,560 $34,470 $41,644 $44,692 $43,948
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
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 $43,948. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for criminal justice professionals in Chester was $37,560 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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Criminal justice professionals in Chester earn a median salary of $40,112 per year. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 119%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,600 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,722 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Chester

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Chester


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Chester


Chester's criminal justice schools offer 2 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Chester


In 2010 approximately 29 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Chester, Virginia

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