Criminal Justice Schools
In Columbus, Georgia

In Columbus, there are 5 criminal justice schools 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 Columbus, which encompasses criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Criminal Justice Certificate
  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Georgia Criminal Justice Employment

Columbus 1,470
Georgia 60,750

Exactly 1,470 of the 59,190 criminal justice professionals employed in Georgia, work in Columbus. The number of criminal justice professionals in Columbus has grown by 1% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Columbus has increased, overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Georgia Criminal Justice employment growth

56,840 60,420 61,190 60,460 59,190
1,450 930 1,340 1,600 1,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$35,670 $31,045 $36,410 $39,088 $39,240
$31,920 $33,210 $35,050 $36,680 $37,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Columbus have increased. Columbus criminal justice professionals made $39,240 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Columbus was $35,670 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Columbus is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Columbus

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Columbus criminal justice professionals earn a median yearly salary of $40,318. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,405 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 130% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Columbus

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

Columbus 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 Columbus


There are 5 accredited criminal justice schools in the city. Many of Columbus' criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Columbus


Columbus' criminal justice schools offer 7 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Columbus


In 2010 approximately 118 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Georgia

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