Criminal Justice Schools
In Jackson, Mississippi

There are 3 criminal justice schools in Jackson for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice education in Jackson, which includes 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

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Criminal Justice Employment

Jackson 5,780
Mississippi 18,900

Exactly 5,680 of the 18,700 criminal justice professionals employed in Mississippi, work in Jackson. There has been a 2% growth in the number of criminal justice professionals in Jackson between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Jackson has increased, overall employment in Jackson has also increased.

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Criminal Justice employment growth

18,690 19,480 19,210 18,810 18,700
5,580 6,270 5,980 5,380 5,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Jackson

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Jackson

$29,160 $34,849 $36,846 $32,622 $34,954
$33,840 $34,990 $36,240 $36,600 $36,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Jackson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jackson

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Jackson has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $34,954 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Jackson. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for criminal justice professionals in Jackson was $29,160 per year. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Jackson is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Jackson

10th percentile
$22,548
25th percentile
$25,274
50th percentile
$31,810
75th percentile
$42,980
90th percentile
$53,376

Jackson criminal justice professionals earn a median yearly salary of $31,810. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 137%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $22,548 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $53,376 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Jackson

Criminal Justice
$34,954
Homeland Security
$35,733
Paralegal
$41,730
Criminology
$45,700

Jackson criminal justice professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Jackson

3

Many of Jackson's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited criminal justice schools in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Jackson

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

Jackson's criminal justice schools offer 3 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Jackson

associate
5
bachelor
54
master
13
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total72

In 2010 approximately 72 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Jackson, Mississippi

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