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Criminal Justice Schools
In Bluefield, West Virginia

In Bluefield, there is only one criminal justice school where criminal justice faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice education in Bluefield, which includes criminal justice training at the criminal justice bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Bluefield Vs. West Virginia Criminal Justice Employment

Bluefield 1,290
West Virginia 7,960

Of the 7,880 criminal justice professionals employed in West Virginia, 1,290 work in Bluefield. There has been a 38% decline in the number of criminal justice professionals in Bluefield between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Bluefield has decreased, overall employment in Bluefield has increased.

Bluefield Vs. West Virginia Criminal Justice employment growth

10,120 10,470 8,130 8,330 7,880
2,090 1,380 2,240 No data 1,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Bluefield

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Bluefield

$28,395 $28,837 $26,173 No data $30,250
$29,770 $30,540 $31,560 No data $33,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Bluefield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bluefield

In Bluefield, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $30,250 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Bluefield. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for criminal justice professionals in Bluefield was $28,395 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Bluefield.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Bluefield

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Criminal justice professionals make a median salary of $27,943 per year in Bluefield. 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 93% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Bluefield

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

On average criminal justice professional salaries in Bluefield are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Bluefield


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Bluefield


Bluefield's criminal justice school offers one criminal justice degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Bluefield


In 2010 approximately 13 students completed criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Bluefield, West Virginia

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