Criminal Justice Schools
In Portland, Oregon

There are 5 criminal justice schools in Portland 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 Portland, 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


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Criminal Justice Employment

Portland 9,010
Oregon 15,200

Exactly 9,010 of Oregon's 15,050 criminal justice professionals work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in Portland has grown by 9%. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Portland has increased, overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Criminal Justice employment growth

14,250 14,500 15,300 15,250 15,050
8,260 8,770 9,140 9,490 9,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$43,397 $45,197 $48,475 $51,342 $52,348
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Portland has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have also increased. In 2010 Portland criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $52,348. Four years earlier in 2006, criminal justice professionals in Portland made an average salary of $43,397 per year. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Portland is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Portland

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Criminal justice professionals make a median salary of $49,452 per year in Portland. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,118 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 113% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Portland

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Science

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Portland


Many of Portland's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited criminal justice schools in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Portland


Portland's criminal justice schools offer 10 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Portland


Approximately 292 students completed criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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