Criminal Justice Schools
In Palm Desert, California

The city of Palm Desert has only one school where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminal justice academic community in Palm Desert, and the future trends. Academia in criminal justice includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Criminal Justice Certificate
  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice


Statistics

Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Criminal Justice Employment

Palm Desert 14,800
California 223,680

Of the 219,640 criminal justice professionals employed in California, 14,800 work in Palm Desert. The number of criminal justice professionals in Palm Desert has shrunk by 15% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Palm Desert has decreased, overall employment in Palm Desert has increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Criminal Justice employment growth

215,760 223,050 228,920 229,120 219,640
17,510 18,110 17,530 13,200 14,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$46,382 $49,992 $57,332 $58,725 $59,433
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Palm Desert have increased. Palm Desert criminal justice professionals made $59,433 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Palm Desert was $46,382 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Palm Desert.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Palm Desert

10th percentile
$44,315
25th percentile
$50,538
50th percentile
$57,502
75th percentile
$66,645
90th percentile
$79,620

Criminal justice professionals in Palm Desert earn a median salary of $57,502 per year. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,315 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 80% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

Homeland Security
$47,540
Paralegal
$50,810
Criminal Justice
$59,433
Criminology
$81,895

Criminal justice professional salaries in Palm Desert are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Palm Desert

1

Many of Palm Desert's criminal justice professionals are graduates of the only accredited criminal justice school in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Palm Desert

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Palm Desert's criminal justice schools offer 2 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Palm Desert

associate
22
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total29

In 2010 approximately 29 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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