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Criminal Justice Schools
In Colorado Springs, Colorado

The city of Colorado Springs has 8 schools 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 Colorado Springs, which encompasses criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Colorado Springs Vs. Colorado Criminal Justice Employment

Colorado Springs 3,070
Colorado 29,730

Of the 29,510 criminal justice professionals employed in Colorado, 3,070 work in Colorado Springs. There has been a 48% growth in the number of criminal justice professionals in Colorado Springs between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for criminal justice professionals in Colorado Springs has increased, overall employment in Colorado Springs has decreased.

Colorado Springs Vs. Colorado Criminal Justice employment growth

28,200 29,350 29,120 29,270 29,510
2,080 2,370 2,870 3,080 3,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Colorado Springs

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Colorado Springs

$41,012 $44,078 $44,584 $47,768 $37,980
$39,190 $40,960 $42,210 $43,790 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Colorado Springs
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Colorado Springs

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Colorado Springs has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have decreased. In 2010 Colorado Springs criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $37,980. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Colorado Springs was $41,012 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Colorado Springs.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Colorado Springs

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90th percentile

Criminal justice professionals in Colorado Springs make a median yearly salary of $36,032. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,932 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 102% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Colorado Springs

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Colorado Springs


There are 8 accredited criminal justice schools in the city. Many of Colorado Springs' criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Colorado Springs


Colorado Springs' criminal justice schools offer 13 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Colorado Springs


In 2010 approximately 1,132 students completed criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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