Criminal Justice Schools
In Columbia, Maryland

Criminal Justice faculty can choose to work at only one criminal justice school in Columbia. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminal justice academic community in Columbia, and the future trends. Academia in criminal justice includes criminal justice training at the criminal justice associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Maryland Criminal Justice Employment

Columbia 26,220
Maryland 45,390

Exactly 25,290 of Maryland's 44,230 criminal justice professionals work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in Columbia has grown by 21%. Overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Maryland Criminal Justice employment growth

41,180 42,600 42,080 45,260 44,230
20,980 23,390 24,320 25,810 25,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$44,680 $44,706 $44,537 $47,249 $48,285
$43,230 $45,220 $47,030 $48,670 $49,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Columbia have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $48,285 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Columbia. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Columbia was $44,680 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$30,373
25th percentile
$37,702
50th percentile
$47,542
75th percentile
$58,545
90th percentile
$67,767

Criminal justice professionals in Columbia make a median yearly salary of $47,542. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 123%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,373 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $67,767 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Columbia

Paralegal
$46,745
Criminal Justice
$48,285
Homeland Security
$49,383
Forensic Science
$54,650
Criminology
$67,035

On average criminal justice professionals in Columbia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Columbia.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Columbia

1

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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
1
bachelor
0
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
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

In 2010 approximately 5 students completed criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Maryland

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