Criminal Justice Schools
In Petersburg, Virginia

There is only one criminal justice school in Petersburg for faculty to choose from. The trends in Petersburg'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:

  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice
  • Masters degree in Criminal Justice


Professional Trends

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Criminal Justice Employment

Petersburg 11,200
Virginia 60,070

Of the 59,380 criminal justice professionals employed in Virginia, 11,200 work in Petersburg. The number of criminal justice professionals in Petersburg has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Petersburg has also increased.

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Criminal Justice employment growth

52,620 55,500 57,570 58,850 59,380
10,560 9,840 10,020 11,110 11,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Petersburg

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Petersburg

$37,560 $34,470 $41,644 $44,692 $43,948
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Petersburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Petersburg

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Petersburg has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $43,948 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Petersburg. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Petersburg was $37,560 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Petersburg.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Petersburg

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Petersburg criminal justice professionals earn a median yearly salary of $40,112. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 119%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,600 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,722 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Petersburg

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

Petersburg 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 Petersburg


There is only one accredited criminal justice school in the city. Many of Petersburg's criminal justice professionals are graduates of this school.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Petersburg


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

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Petersburg


In 2010 approximately 61 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Petersburg, Virginia

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