Criminology Schools In Wisconsin

Criminology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited criminology schools in Wisconsin. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminology academic community in Wisconsin, and the future trends in criminology training at the criminology bachelors degree level.


  1. Lakeland College

    W3718 South Drive, Cth M, Plymouth, Wisconsin 53073

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Marquette University

    615 N 11th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Criminology Employment

Wisconsin 2,910
National 204,250

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

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Wisconsin

2,970 3,190 3,290 3,130 2,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminology is a shrinking field in Wisconsin. In Wisconsin, 60 less criminology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of criminology has shrunk by 2% in Wisconsin. This decline is slower than the national trend for criminology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of criminology professionals working around the nation.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$50,487 $37,143 $53,357 $55,310 $60,610
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of criminology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to criminology professionals are increasing in Wisconsin. The mean salary for criminology professionals in 2006 was $50,487 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,610 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Wisconsin

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25th percentile
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This represents a 17% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Wisconsin state, within the field of criminology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid criminology professionals earn 120% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

In Wisconsin, criminology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of criminology professionals is decreasing in Wisconsin state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited criminology schools in Wisconsin state is increasing. In 2006, 83 students graduated from criminology courses in Wisconsin. And in 2010, 87 students graduated.

Thus there was a 5% percent increase in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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