Criminal Justice Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The city of Philadelphia has 8 schools where criminal justice faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice education in Philadelphia, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Criminal Justice Employment

Philadelphia 24,960
Pennsylvania 72,490

Exactly 24,640 of the 71,500 criminal justice professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in Philadelphia has shrunk by 14%. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Philadelphia has decreased, overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Criminal Justice employment growth

54,140 70,590 72,440 72,920 71,500
28,750 27,910 26,070 26,010 24,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$41,470 $43,967 $50,556 $50,138 $53,752
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Philadelphia have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,752 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Philadelphia. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for criminal justice professionals in Philadelphia was $41,470 per year. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Philadelphia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
$37,893
25th percentile
$41,328
50th percentile
$48,802
75th percentile
$63,638
90th percentile
$81,113

Criminal justice professionals in Philadelphia earn a median salary of $48,802 per year. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,893 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $81,113 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Homeland Security
$47,863
Paralegal
$51,155
Criminal Justice
$53,752
Criminology
$64,725

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Philadelphia

8

Many of Philadelphia's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of the 8 accredited criminal justice schools in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Philadelphia

associate
4
bachelor
5
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total14

Philadelphia's criminal justice schools offer 14 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Philadelphia

associate
99
bachelor
297
master
14
doctor
4
Certificate
58
Total472

Approximately 472 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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