Criminal Justice Schools
In Merrillville, Indiana

In Merrillville, there are 3 criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in criminal justice in the city of Merrillville, which encompasses criminal justice training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Merrillville Vs. Indiana Criminal Justice Employment

Merrillville 3,010
Indiana 31,770

Exactly 3,010 of Indiana's 31,580 criminal justice professionals work in Merrillville. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in Merrillville has grown by 27%. Overall employment in Merrillville has also increased.

Merrillville Vs. Indiana Criminal Justice employment growth

21,590 31,930 33,290 32,790 31,580
2,370 3,720 4,050 3,870 3,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: Merrillville

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Merrillville

$37,038 $34,543 $35,413 $36,036 $38,966
$35,520 $37,010 $38,530 $38,920 $39,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Merrillville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Merrillville

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Merrillville has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have also increased. Merrillville criminal justice professionals made $38,966 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for criminal justice professionals in Merrillville was $37,038 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Merrillville.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Merrillville

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Merrillville criminal justice professionals earn a median yearly salary of $34,460. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,876 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $61,282 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Merrillville

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security
Forensic Science

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Merrillville


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Merrillville


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Merrillville's criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Merrillville


Approximately 23 students completed criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Merrillville, Indiana

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