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Criminal Justice Schools
In Decatur, Illinois

There are 2 criminal justice schools in Decatur for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice education in Decatur, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Decatur Vs. Illinois Criminal Justice Employment

Decatur 80
Illinois 74,910

Of the 73,250 criminal justice professionals employed in Illinois, 80 work in Decatur. The number of criminal justice professionals in Decatur has shrunk by 67% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for criminal justice professionals in Decatur has decreased, overall employment in Decatur has increased.

Decatur Vs. Illinois Criminal Justice employment growth

74,900 79,260 75,360 73,040 73,250
240 160 140 110 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Decatur

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Decatur

$39,030 $26,710 $36,480 $26,540 $28,130
$34,660 $42,740 $44,780 $46,400 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Decatur
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Decatur

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Decatur have decreased. In 2010 Decatur criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $28,130. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Decatur was $39,030 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Decatur.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Decatur

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Criminal justice professionals make a median salary of $26,130 per year in Decatur. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 147%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $18,010 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $44,450 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Decatur

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Decatur


Many of Decatur's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited criminal justice schools in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Decatur


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Decatur's criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Decatur


Approximately 17 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Decatur, Illinois

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