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Criminal Justice Schools
In Hickory, North Carolina

In Hickory, there is only one criminal justice school 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 Hickory, which encompasses criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Criminal Justice Employment

Hickory 2,080
North Carolina 54,530

Exactly 2,080 of North Carolina's 54,480 criminal justice professionals work in Hickory. There has been a 7% growth in the number of criminal justice professionals in Hickory between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Hickory has increased, overall employment in Hickory has decreased.

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Criminal Justice employment growth

50,220 53,340 53,410 54,920 54,480
1,950 1,920 1,950 1,930 2,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Hickory

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Hickory

$28,920 $30,292 $31,610 $32,045 $32,378
$31,780 $33,060 $34,190 $35,020 $35,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Hickory
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hickory

In Hickory, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. Hickory criminal justice professionals made $32,378 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Hickory was $28,920 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Hickory is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Hickory

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Criminal justice professionals in Hickory make a median yearly salary of $31,185. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,922 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $41,808 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Hickory

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Hickory


There is only one accredited criminal justice school in the city. Many of Hickory's criminal justice professionals are graduates of this school.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Hickory


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Hickory's criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Hickory


Approximately 49 students completed criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Hickory, North Carolina

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