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Criminal Justice Schools
In Albuquerque, New Mexico

Criminal Justice faculty can choose to work at one of 6 criminal justice schools in Albuquerque. The trends in Albuquerque's criminal justice academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Criminal Justice Employment

Albuquerque 8,760
New Mexico 16,140

Of the 16,110 criminal justice professionals employed in New Mexico, 8,760 work in Albuquerque. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in Albuquerque has grown by 34%. Overall employment in Albuquerque has also increased.

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Criminal Justice employment growth

13,870 14,490 16,200 14,650 16,110
6,560 7,570 8,680 6,620 8,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Albuquerque

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Albuquerque

$37,624 $39,993 $39,674 $45,908 $47,004
$35,960 $37,350 $38,800 $40,170 $41,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Albuquerque
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albuquerque

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Albuquerque have increased. In 2010 Albuquerque criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $47,004. Criminal justice professionals in Albuquerque made a yearly average salary of $37,624, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Albuquerque.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Albuquerque

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Criminal justice professionals in Albuquerque make a median yearly salary of $46,452. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 118%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,726 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,896 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Albuquerque

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque


There are 6 accredited criminal justice schools in the city. Many of Albuquerque's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Albuquerque


There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Albuquerque's criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Albuquerque


Approximately 282 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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