Criminal Justice Schools
In Columbia, Kentucky

The city of Columbia has only one school where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The trends in Columbia's criminal justice academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes criminal justice training at the criminal justice bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Kentucky Criminal Justice Employment

Columbia 1,890
Kentucky 22,720

Of the 22,480 criminal justice professionals employed in Kentucky, 1,890 work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in Columbia has grown by 21%. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Kentucky Criminal Justice employment growth

21,340 21,250 23,050 22,110 22,480
1,560 1,570 1,750 No data 1,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$34,298 $29,648 $29,732 No data $30,584
$28,350 $29,770 $31,040 No data $32,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for criminal justice professionals have decreased. In 2010 Columbia criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $30,584. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for criminal justice professionals in Columbia was $34,298 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$18,914
25th percentile
$21,658
50th percentile
$27,220
75th percentile
$33,060
90th percentile
$52,248

Criminal justice professionals in Columbia earn a median salary of $27,220 per year. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $18,914 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 176% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Columbia

Paralegal
$30,575
Criminal Justice
$30,584
Homeland Security
$31,430
Criminology
$44,990

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Columbia

1

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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Columbia's criminal justice school offers one criminal justice degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
11
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total11

In 2010 approximately 11 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Kentucky

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