Criminal Justice Schools
In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

In Fort Lauderdale, 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 Fort Lauderdale, which encompasses criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice
  • Masters degree in Criminal Justice


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Criminal Justice Employment

Fort Lauderdale 12,600
Florida 143,050

Exactly 12,370 of the 141,590 criminal justice professionals employed in Florida, work in Fort Lauderdale. The number of criminal justice professionals in Fort Lauderdale has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Fort Lauderdale has increased, overall employment in Fort Lauderdale has also increased.

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Criminal Justice employment growth

137,890 144,890 112,700 146,320 141,590
12,040 12,750 11,580 11,140 12,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Lauderdale

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Fort Lauderdale

$42,988 $44,188 $48,270 $45,150 $51,568
$37,810 $38,990 $40,040 $40,790 $42,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Fort Lauderdale
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Lauderdale

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Fort Lauderdale has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have also increased. In 2010 Fort Lauderdale criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $51,568. Four years earlier in 2006, criminal justice professionals in Fort Lauderdale made an average salary of $42,988 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Fort Lauderdale.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Fort Lauderdale

10th percentile
$31,618
25th percentile
$42,405
50th percentile
$50,562
75th percentile
$60,568
90th percentile
$73,938

Criminal justice professionals in Fort Lauderdale earn a median salary of $50,562 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 134%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,618 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $73,938 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Fort Lauderdale

Paralegal
$41,490
Homeland Security
$43,723
Criminal Justice
$51,568
Forensic Science
$56,480
Criminology
$80,170

Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale

5

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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Fort Lauderdale

associate
6
bachelor
4
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total12

Fort Lauderdale's criminal justice schools offer 12 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Fort Lauderdale

associate
338
bachelor
110
master
79
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total527

In 2010 approximately 527 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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