Criminal Justice Schools
In Washington DC

In Washington, there are 7 criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in criminal justice in the city of Washington, which encompasses 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Criminal Justice Employment

Washington DC 52,380
Washington DC 20,690

Exactly 51,780 of the 20,380 criminal justice professionals employed in Washington DC, work in Washington. There has been a 11% growth in the number of criminal justice professionals in Washington between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Washington has also increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Criminal Justice employment growth

20,560 21,590 21,800 20,600 20,380
46,550 49,130 50,140 51,680 51,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$48,327 $50,522 $53,628 $57,964 $58,880
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Washington have increased. Washington criminal justice professionals made $58,880 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for criminal justice professionals in Washington was $48,327 per year. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Washington is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$32,400
25th percentile
$41,182
50th percentile
$56,348
75th percentile
$72,700
90th percentile
$92,407

Criminal justice professionals in Washington make a median yearly salary of $56,348. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,400 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 185% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Criminal Justice
$58,880
Homeland Security
$58,988
Paralegal
$60,370
Forensic Science
$85,390
Criminology
$87,633

Washington 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 Washington DC

7

Many of Washington's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited criminal justice schools in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Washington DC

associate
3
bachelor
5
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total11

There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Washington's criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Washington DC

associate
3
bachelor
92
master
12
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total108

In 2010 approximately 108 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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