Criminal Justice Schools In Wyoming

Criminal Justice classes faculty can choose to work at one of 8 accredited criminal justice schools in Wyoming. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminal justice academic community in Wyoming, and the future trends in criminal justice training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Casper College

    125 College Dr, Casper, Wyoming 82601-4699

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  2. Central Wyoming College

    2660 Peck Avenue, Riverton, Wyoming 82501

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  3. Eastern Wyoming College

    3200 West C St, Torrington, Wyoming 82240-1699

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  4. Laramie County Community College

    1400 E College Dr, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82007-3299

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  5. Northwest College in Powell

    231 W 6th St, Powell, Wyoming 82435

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  6. Sheridan College

    3059 S Coffeen Ave, Sheridan, Wyoming 82801

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  7. Western Wyoming Community College

    2500 College Dr, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82902-0428

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  8. University of Wyoming

    Corner of Ninth and Ivinson, Laramie, Wyoming 82071

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wyoming Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Wyoming 2,450
National 1,897,220

Of all of the criminal justice professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Wyoming state.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Wyoming

2,390 2,320 2,390 2,410 2,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Wyoming, the field of criminal justice is growing. In 2010 there were 60 more criminal justice professionals working in Wyoming than there were in 2006. This represents a 3% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for criminal justice professionals which shows a 2% increase in the number of criminal justice professionals working around the nation.

Criminal Justice VS. All Professions salaries in Wyoming

$32,962 $34,896 $37,508 $39,578 $44,644
$39,030 $40,775 $42,169 $45,101 $46,923
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of criminal justice professionals is growing, the salaries paid to criminal justice professionals are increasing in Wyoming. Criminal justice professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $32,962 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $44,644 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Wyoming

10th percentile
$30,916
25th percentile
$35,396
50th percentile
$41,674
75th percentile
$51,630
90th percentile
$64,774

Thus, criminal justice professionals' salaries grew by 26% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of criminal justice, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid criminal justice professionals earning 110% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Wyoming state.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Wyoming

Criminal Justice
$44,644
Criminology
$58,005
Forensic Science
$52,420
Homeland Security
$45,363
Paralegal
$36,435

In Wyoming, criminal justice professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice programs available for each degree type for all schools in Wyoming

associate
12
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total15

The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited criminal justice schools in Wyoming is decreasing. In 2006 there were 184 criminal justice graduates from criminal justice courses in Wyoming and in 2010 there were 150 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in Wyoming by 18%. 80% of these graduates received a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Wyoming

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