Criminal Justice Schools
In Newark, New Jersey

Criminal Justice faculty can choose to work at one of 2 criminal justice schools in Newark. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in criminal justice in the city of Newark, which encompasses criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice
  • Masters degree in Criminal Justice
  • PhD degree in Criminal Justice


Professional Trends

Newark Vs. New Jersey Criminal Justice Employment

Newark 19,130
New Jersey 59,860

Of the 58,980 criminal justice professionals employed in New Jersey, 18,890 work in Newark. Between 2006 and 2010, in Newark, there has been a 6% decline in the number of criminal justice professionals. As the employment for criminal justice professionals in Newark has decreased, overall employment in Newark has increased.

Newark Vs. New Jersey Criminal Justice employment growth

62,730 63,700 65,920 62,500 58,980
20,040 20,740 21,800 20,200 18,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Newark

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Newark

$50,703 $53,615 $55,358 $58,932 $60,282
$47,640 $49,050 $50,680 $52,760 $53,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Newark
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Newark

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Newark has shrunk, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $60,282 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Newark. Criminal justice professionals in Newark made a yearly average salary of $50,703, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Newark is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Newark

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Newark criminal justice professionals earn a median yearly salary of $59,668. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 135%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,898 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $84,304 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Newark

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Newark


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Newark


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Newark's criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Newark


In 2010 approximately 271 students completed criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Newark, New Jersey

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