Criminal Justice Schools
In Lincoln, Nebraska

In Lincoln, there are 2 criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The trends in Lincoln's criminal justice academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Lincoln Vs. Nebraska Criminal Justice Employment

Lincoln 1,480
Nebraska 7,370

Exactly 1,430 of Nebraska's 7,230 criminal justice professionals work in Lincoln. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in Lincoln has grown by 34%. As the employment for criminal justice professionals in Lincoln has increased, overall employment in Lincoln has decreased.

Lincoln Vs. Nebraska Criminal Justice employment growth

6,970 7,840 8,100 7,500 7,230
1,070 310 350 710 1,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nebraska
  • Dark Yellow: Lincoln

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Lincoln

$38,330 $37,520 $44,123 $33,047 $34,200
$35,110 $35,970 $37,060 $37,730 $39,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Lincoln
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lincoln

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Lincoln has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $34,200 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Lincoln. Criminal justice professionals in Lincoln made a yearly average salary of $38,330, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lincoln.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Lincoln

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Criminal justice professionals in Lincoln earn a median salary of $32,087 per year. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,650 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $47,677 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Lincoln

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

On average criminal justice professional salaries in Lincoln are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Lincoln


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Lincoln


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

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Lincoln


In 2010 approximately 71 students completed criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Lincoln, Nebraska

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