Criminal Justice Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

In Las Cruces, there are 2 criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminal justice academic community in Las Cruces, and the future trends. Academia in criminal justice 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

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Criminal Justice Employment

Las Cruces 1,110
New Mexico 16,140

Exactly 1,110 of New Mexico's 16,110 criminal justice professionals work in Las Cruces. The number of criminal justice professionals in Las Cruces has grown by 16% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Las Cruces has also increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Criminal Justice employment growth

13,870 14,490 16,200 14,650 16,110
960 510 970 1,030 1,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$36,720 $29,120 $29,085 $32,125 $30,100
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Las Cruces have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $30,100 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Las Cruces. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Las Cruces was $36,720 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Las Cruces is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Las Cruces

10th percentile
$21,190
25th percentile
$24,135
50th percentile
$28,485
75th percentile
$33,300
90th percentile
$43,360

Criminal justice professionals in Las Cruces earn a median salary of $28,485 per year. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,190 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 105% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

Homeland Security
$24,470
Criminal Justice
$30,100
Paralegal
$31,925

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Las Cruces

2

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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Las Cruces

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Las Cruces' criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Las Cruces

associate
54
bachelor
125
master
30
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total209

In 2010 approximately 209 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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