Criminal Justice Schools
In Fort Smith, Arkansas

In Fort Smith, there is only one criminal justice school where criminal justice faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice education in Fort Smith, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Fort Smith Vs. Arkansas Criminal Justice Employment

Fort Smith 870
Arkansas 14,460

Exactly 870 of the 14,180 criminal justice professionals employed in Arkansas, work in Fort Smith. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in Fort Smith has shrunk by 3%. Overall employment in Fort Smith has increased.

Fort Smith Vs. Arkansas Criminal Justice employment growth

12,110 13,310 13,930 13,430 14,180
900 970 1,030 940 870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arkansas
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Smith

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Fort Smith

$30,770 $31,763 $32,908 $32,790 $34,110
$29,870 $31,180 $32,580 $33,030 $33,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Fort Smith
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Smith

In Fort Smith, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. Fort Smith criminal justice professionals made $34,110 per year, on average, in 2010. Criminal justice professionals in Fort Smith made a yearly average salary of $30,770, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fort Smith.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Fort Smith

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Criminal justice professionals in Fort Smith make a median yearly salary of $29,668. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $22,140 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 149% higher salaries.

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

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Fort Smith


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Fort Smith


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Fort Smith's criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Fort Smith


In 2010 approximately 15 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Fort Smith, Arkansas

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