Criminal Justice Schools
In Richmond, Virginia

In Richmond, there are 8 criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The trends in Richmond'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:

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


Professional Trends

Richmond Vs. Virginia Criminal Justice Employment

Richmond 640
Virginia 60,070

Exactly 640 of the 59,380 criminal justice professionals employed in Virginia, work in Richmond. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in Richmond has grown by 14%. Overall employment in Richmond has also increased.

Richmond Vs. Virginia Criminal Justice employment growth

52,620 55,500 57,570 58,850 59,380
560 510 560 No data 640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Richmond

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Richmond

$38,360 $39,140 $40,813 No data $38,658
$37,120 $37,780 $39,600 No data $42,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Richmond
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Richmond

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Richmond has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $38,658 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Richmond. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Richmond was $38,360 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Richmond.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Richmond

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Criminal justice professionals in Richmond make a median yearly salary of $39,172. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,622 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $52,796 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Richmond

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Richmond


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Richmond


Richmond's criminal justice schools offer 13 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Richmond


Approximately 341 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Richmond, Virginia

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