Criminal Justice Schools
In Lancaster, California

Criminal Justice faculty can choose to work at one of 2 criminal justice schools in Lancaster. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice education in Lancaster, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Criminal Justice Certificate
  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice


Professional Trends

Lancaster Vs. California Criminal Justice Employment

Lancaster 62,140
California 223,680

Of the 219,640 criminal justice professionals employed in California, 60,790 work in Lancaster. The number of criminal justice professionals in Lancaster has grown by 1% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Lancaster has also increased.

Lancaster Vs. California Criminal Justice employment growth

215,760 223,050 228,920 229,120 219,640
60,050 63,280 62,110 62,190 60,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Lancaster

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Lancaster

$41,218 $44,296 $45,573 $47,506 $46,337
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Lancaster
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lancaster

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Lancaster have increased. In 2010 criminal justice professionals in Lancaster reportedly earned an average salary of $46,337 per year. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Lancaster was $41,218 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Lancaster is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Lancaster

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Lancaster criminal justice professionals earn a median yearly salary of $45,250. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,940 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 137% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Lancaster

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

Criminal justice professional salaries in Lancaster are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Lancaster


There are 2 accredited criminal justice schools in the city. Many of Lancaster's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Lancaster


Lancaster's criminal justice schools offer 2 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Lancaster


In 2010 approximately 84 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Lancaster, California

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