Criminal Justice Schools
In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

In Wilkes-Barre, there is only one criminal justice school where criminal justice faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice education in Wilkes-Barre, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Criminal Justice Employment

Wilkes-Barre 2,150
Pennsylvania 72,490

Of the 71,500 criminal justice professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 2,110 work in Wilkes-Barre. There has been a 40% growth in the number of criminal justice professionals in Wilkes-Barre between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Wilkes-Barre has increased, overall employment in Wilkes-Barre has also increased.

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Criminal Justice employment growth

54,140 70,590 72,440 72,920 71,500
1,510 2,840 2,940 3,100 2,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Wilkes-Barre

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Wilkes-Barre

$35,845 $39,440 $40,408 $44,148 $46,210
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Wilkes-Barre
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilkes-Barre

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Wilkes-Barre have increased. In 2010 criminal justice professionals in Wilkes-Barre reportedly earned an average salary of $46,210 per year. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Wilkes-Barre was $35,845 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Wilkes-Barre is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Wilkes-Barre

10th percentile
$29,583
25th percentile
$33,937
50th percentile
$41,310
75th percentile
$55,343
90th percentile
$70,660

Wilkes-Barre criminal justice professionals earn a median yearly salary of $41,310. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,583 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 139% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Wilkes-Barre

Paralegal
$37,345
Homeland Security
$43,007
Criminal Justice
$46,210
Criminology
$71,690

Criminal justice professional salaries in Wilkes-Barre are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Wilkes-Barre

1

Many of Wilkes-Barre's criminal justice professionals are graduates of the only accredited criminal justice school in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Wilkes-Barre

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in criminal justice offered by Wilkes-Barre's criminal justice school.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Wilkes-Barre

associate
0
bachelor
48
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total48

In 2010 approximately 48 students completed criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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