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Criminal Justice Schools
In Baton Rouge, Louisiana

There are 4 criminal justice schools in Baton Rouge for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminal justice academic community in Baton Rouge, and the future trends. Academia in criminal justice includes criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Criminal Justice Employment

Baton Rouge 7,170
Louisiana 33,190

Exactly 7,010 of the 32,720 criminal justice professionals employed in Louisiana, work in Baton Rouge. The number of criminal justice professionals in Baton Rouge has shrunk by 18% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for criminal justice professionals in Baton Rouge has decreased, overall employment in Baton Rouge has increased.

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Criminal Justice employment growth

32,180 33,720 34,900 33,570 32,720
8,530 8,820 8,540 7,890 7,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Baton Rouge

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Baton Rouge

$31,537 $32,883 $33,885 $34,163 $36,614
$34,520 $35,250 $37,210 $38,170 $39,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Baton Rouge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Baton Rouge

In Baton Rouge, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $36,614 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Baton Rouge. Criminal justice professionals in Baton Rouge made a yearly average salary of $31,537, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Baton Rouge.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Baton Rouge

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Criminal justice professionals make a median salary of $31,480 per year in Baton Rouge. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $22,116 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 182% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Baton Rouge

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security
Forensic Science

On average criminal justice professionals in Baton Rouge earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Baton Rouge.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Baton Rouge


There are 4 accredited criminal justice schools in the city. Many of Baton Rouge's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Baton Rouge


Baton Rouge's criminal justice schools offer 5 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Baton Rouge


Approximately 117 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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