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Criminal Justice Schools
In Denver, Colorado

In Denver, there are 9 criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminal justice academic community in Denver, and the future trends. Academia in criminal justice includes criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Denver Vs. Colorado Criminal Justice Employment

Denver 17,280
Colorado 29,730

Of the 29,510 criminal justice professionals employed in Colorado, 17,100 work in Denver. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in Denver has shrunk by 1%. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Denver has decreased, overall employment in Denver has increased.

Denver Vs. Colorado Criminal Justice employment growth

28,200 29,350 29,120 29,270 29,510
17,260 18,050 17,220 16,760 17,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Denver

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Denver

$44,354 $45,620 $47,861 $49,179 $51,848
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Denver
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Denver

In Denver, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. In 2010 Denver criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $51,848. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for criminal justice professionals in Denver was $44,354 per year. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Denver is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Denver

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Criminal justice professionals in Denver make a median yearly salary of $48,690. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,668 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 127% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Denver

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Science

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Denver


Many of Denver's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of the 9 accredited criminal justice schools in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Denver


There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Denver's criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Denver


In 2010 approximately 254 students completed criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Denver, Colorado

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