Criminal Justice Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

In Lexington, there are 3 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 Lexington, and the future trends. Academia in criminal justice includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Criminal Justice Employment

Lexington 3,390
Kentucky 22,720

Of the 22,480 criminal justice professionals employed in Kentucky, 3,320 work in Lexington. There has been a 1% decline in the number of criminal justice professionals in Lexington between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Lexington has increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Criminal Justice employment growth

21,340 21,250 23,050 22,110 22,480
3,370 3,760 4,100 3,800 3,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$33,921 $34,891 $33,552 $34,058 $37,692
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Lexington have increased. In 2010 criminal justice professionals in Lexington reportedly earned an average salary of $37,692 per year. Criminal justice professionals in Lexington made a yearly average salary of $33,921, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lexington.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Lexington

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Criminal justice professionals make a median salary of $33,672 per year in Lexington. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,240 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 182% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Lexington

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

Lexington 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 Lexington


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Lexington


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

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Lexington


Approximately 34 students completed criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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