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Criminal Justice Schools
In Columbus, Indiana

In Columbus, there is only one criminal justice school where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The trends in Columbus' criminal justice academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes criminal justice training at the criminal justice associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Indiana Criminal Justice Employment

Columbus 120
Indiana 31,770

Exactly 120 of the 31,580 criminal justice professionals employed in Indiana, work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbus, there has been a 20% decline in the number of criminal justice professionals. As the employment for criminal justice professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Indiana Criminal Justice employment growth

21,590 31,930 33,290 32,790 31,580
150 160 110 120 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$29,365 $30,035 $30,820 $31,040 $31,840
$36,540 $38,060 $39,600 $41,060 $41,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

In Columbus, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. Columbus criminal justice professionals made $31,840 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Columbus was $29,365 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Columbus

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Criminal justice professionals in Columbus earn a median salary of $29,005 per year. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,345 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $42,855 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Columbus

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Columbus


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Columbus


There is one degree and certificate program in criminal justice offered by Columbus' criminal justice school.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Columbus


Approximately 7 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Indiana

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