Criminology Schools In Nevada

Nevada has is only one accredited criminology school where criminology faculty who teach criminology classes can find employment. The trends in Nevada's criminology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in criminology includes criminology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Criminology
  • Masters degree in Criminology


  1. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Criminology Employment

Nevada 1,140
National 204,250

Of all of the criminology professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Nevada

1,000 1,320 1,390 1,120 1,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, the field of criminology is growing. 140 more criminology professionals were working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 14% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for criminology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of criminology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$59,095 $62,420 $64,025 $35,155 $68,760
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nevada, as the number of criminology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by criminology professionals are increasing. In 2006 criminology professionals made a mean salary of $59,095 per year, and in 2010 they made $68,760 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Nevada

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Thus, criminology professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Nevada, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of criminology. The pay differential between the highest paid criminology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 107%

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Nevada

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

In Nevada, criminology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Criminology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nevada


The number of students graduating from the only accredited criminology school in Nevada is increasing. In Nevada, there were 60 graduates in 2006. And there were 114 graduates from criminology courses in 2010.

This represents a 90% increase in the number of criminology degree or certificate school graduates in Nevada state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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