Criminal Justice Schools
In Shelby, North Carolina

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


Professional Trends

Shelby Vs. North Carolina Criminal Justice Employment

Shelby 2,980
North Carolina 54,530

Of the 54,480 criminal justice professionals employed in North Carolina, 2,980 work in Shelby. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in Shelby has grown by 3%. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Shelby has increased, overall employment in Shelby has also increased.

Shelby Vs. North Carolina Criminal Justice employment growth

50,220 53,340 53,410 54,920 54,480
2,880 3,230 3,040 No data 2,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Shelby

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Shelby

$31,242 $33,837 $33,162 No data $34,703
$31,780 $33,100 $34,310 No data $35,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Shelby
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Shelby

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Shelby has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have also increased. In 2010 Shelby criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $34,703. Four years earlier in 2006, criminal justice professionals in Shelby made an average salary of $31,242 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Shelby.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Shelby

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Criminal justice professionals make a median salary of $34,010 per year in Shelby. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 74%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,818 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $44,920 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Shelby

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Shelby


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Shelby


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

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Shelby


In 2010 approximately 44 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Shelby, North Carolina

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