Criminal Justice Schools
In Phoenix, Arizona

There are 13 criminal justice schools in Phoenix for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice education in Phoenix, 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Phoenix Vs. Arizona Criminal Justice Employment

Phoenix 30,690
Arizona 45,880

Of the 45,270 criminal justice professionals employed in Arizona, 30,220 work in Phoenix. There has been a 11% growth in the number of criminal justice professionals in Phoenix between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Phoenix has increased, overall employment in Phoenix has also increased.

Phoenix Vs. Arizona Criminal Justice employment growth

42,520 45,950 49,220 48,860 45,270
27,280 30,330 33,010 32,500 30,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Phoenix

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Phoenix

$39,618 $41,894 $42,433 $41,957 $45,422
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Phoenix
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Phoenix

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Phoenix has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have also increased. In 2010 criminal justice professionals in Phoenix reportedly earned an average salary of $45,422 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, criminal justice professionals in Phoenix made an average salary of $39,618 per year. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Phoenix is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Phoenix

10th percentile
$30,178
25th percentile
$35,278
50th percentile
$43,736
75th percentile
$52,520
90th percentile
$66,768

Criminal justice professionals make a median salary of $43,736 per year in Phoenix. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 121%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,178 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $66,768 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Phoenix

Homeland Security
$41,650
Criminal Justice
$45,422
Paralegal
$45,935
Forensic Science
$55,320
Criminology
$77,925

Phoenix 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 Phoenix

13

Many of Phoenix's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of the 13 accredited criminal justice schools in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Phoenix

associate
7
bachelor
6
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total16

There are a total of 16 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Phoenix's criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Phoenix

associate
137
bachelor
1,178
master
754
doctor
0
Certificate
21
Total2,090

Approximately 2,090 students completed criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Phoenix, Arizona

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