Criminal Justice Schools
In Springfield, Missouri

The city of Springfield has 5 schools where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminal justice academic community in Springfield, and the future trends. Academia in criminal justice 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

Springfield Vs. Missouri Criminal Justice Employment

Springfield 1,380
Missouri 33,680

Exactly 1,380 of the 33,190 criminal justice professionals employed in Missouri, work in Springfield. Between 2006 and 2010, in Springfield, there has been a 22% decline in the number of criminal justice professionals. As the employment for criminal justice professionals in Springfield has decreased, overall employment in Springfield has increased.

Springfield Vs. Missouri Criminal Justice employment growth

35,180 35,150 34,390 34,860 33,190
1,760 1,370 1,400 1,310 1,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$34,910 $35,737 $37,870 $42,340 $49,560
$31,300 $32,220 $33,840 $34,490 $35,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Springfield has shrunk, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. In 2010 Springfield criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $49,560. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Springfield was $34,910 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Springfield.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Springfield

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Criminal justice professionals make a median salary of $48,240 per year in Springfield. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,910 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 206% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Springfield

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

Springfield criminal justice professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Springfield


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Springfield


Springfield's criminal justice schools offer 7 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Springfield


In 2010 approximately 130 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Missouri

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