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Criminal Justice Schools
In Athens, Alabama

In Athens, there is only one criminal justice school where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in criminal justice in the city of Athens, which encompasses criminal justice training at the criminal justice bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Alabama Criminal Justice Employment

Athens 1,890
Alabama 23,970

Exactly 1,890 of Alabama's 23,780 criminal justice professionals work in Athens. The number of criminal justice professionals in Athens has shrunk by 28% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for criminal justice professionals in Athens has decreased, overall employment in Athens has also decreased.

Athens Vs. Alabama Criminal Justice employment growth

24,110 23,820 24,000 24,230 23,780
2,640 1,920 2,050 2,000 1,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$37,368 $31,200 $40,377 $42,150 $33,715
$41,270 $43,260 $44,540 $46,220 $48,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Athens has shrunk, salaries for criminal justice professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Athens criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $33,715. Four years earlier in 2006, criminal justice professionals in Athens made an average salary of $37,368 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Athens.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Athens

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Criminal justice professionals make a median salary of $30,035 per year in Athens. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,920 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 154% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Athens

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

Criminal justice professional salaries in Athens are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Athens


Many of Athens' criminal justice professionals are graduates of the only accredited criminal justice school in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Athens


Athens' criminal justice school offers one criminal justice degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Athens


In 2010 approximately 24 students completed criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Athens, Alabama

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