Criminal Justice Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

The city of Columbus has 6 schools where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The trends in Columbus' criminal justice academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Ohio Criminal Justice Employment

Columbus 6,860
Ohio 55,290

Of the 54,170 criminal justice professionals employed in Ohio, 6,580 work in Columbus. The number of criminal justice professionals in Columbus has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for criminal justice professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Criminal Justice employment growth

43,200 58,060 58,910 57,150 54,170
7,160 7,650 8,140 7,080 6,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$37,662 $40,103 $41,725 $40,344 $41,615
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
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. In 2010 criminal justice professionals in Columbus reportedly earned an average salary of $41,615 per year. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Columbus was $37,662 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 $39,495. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,488 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,520 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Columbus

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Columbus


There are 6 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 4 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Columbus


In 2010 approximately 119 students completed criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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