Criminal Justice Schools
In Tampa, Florida

Criminal Justice faculty can choose to work at one of 8 criminal justice schools in Tampa. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminal justice academic community in Tampa, 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

Tampa Vs. Florida Criminal Justice Employment

Tampa 16,600
Florida 143,050

Exactly 16,600 of the 141,590 criminal justice professionals employed in Florida, work in Tampa. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tampa, there has been a 10% decline in the number of criminal justice professionals. As the employment for criminal justice professionals in Tampa has decreased, overall employment in Tampa has increased.

Tampa Vs. Florida Criminal Justice employment growth

137,890 144,890 112,700 146,320 141,590
18,390 18,630 15,090 17,080 16,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Tampa

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Tampa

$41,422 $41,660 $41,842 $42,593 $46,962
$36,070 $37,530 $39,140 $40,590 $41,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Tampa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tampa

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Tampa have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $46,962 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Tampa. Four years earlier in 2006, criminal justice professionals in Tampa made an average salary of $41,422 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Tampa.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Tampa

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Criminal justice professionals make a median salary of $45,122 per year in Tampa. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,326 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $68,550 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Tampa

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Science

Tampa 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 Tampa


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Tampa


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

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Tampa


Approximately 697 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Tampa, Florida

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