Criminal Justice Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

In New Orleans, there are 2 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 New Orleans, which encompasses 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

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Criminal Justice Employment

New Orleans 10,310
Louisiana 33,190

Of the 32,720 criminal justice professionals employed in Louisiana, 10,160 work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in New Orleans has grown by 38%. As the number of criminal justice professionals in New Orleans has increased, overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Criminal Justice employment growth

32,180 33,720 34,900 33,570 32,720
7,380 9,480 9,870 10,000 10,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$34,545 $35,467 $36,816 $37,967 $39,543
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

As the number of criminal justice professionals in New Orleans has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have also increased. In 2010 New Orleans criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $39,543. Criminal justice professionals in New Orleans made a yearly average salary of $34,545, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in New Orleans

10th percentile
$25,465
25th percentile
$29,255
50th percentile
$33,735
75th percentile
$49,795
90th percentile
$62,240

Criminal justice professionals in New Orleans make a median yearly salary of $33,735. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,465 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 144% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in New Orleans

Criminal Justice
$39,543
Paralegal
$43,020
Homeland Security
$44,610
Criminology
$55,725

New Orleans 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 New Orleans

2

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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In New Orleans

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 New Orleans' criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In New Orleans

associate
33
bachelor
31
master
30
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total94

In 2010 approximately 94 students completed criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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The number of criminal justice faculty, growth in the field of criminal justice academia and criminal justice faculty salaries in New Orleans, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching criminal justice courses to students at the associates degree in criminal justice, bachelors degree in criminal justice, and masters degree in criminal justice levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of criminal justice in New Orleans. A summary of the data collected thus far will be available to you once you have submitted your information.

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