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Criminal Justice Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

In Lafayette, there are 4 criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The trends in Lafayette's criminal justice academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Criminal Justice Employment

Lafayette 1,300
Louisiana 33,190

Of the 32,720 criminal justice professionals employed in Louisiana, 1,300 work in Lafayette. The number of criminal justice professionals in Lafayette has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Lafayette has decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Criminal Justice employment growth

32,180 33,720 34,900 33,570 32,720
1,220 1,140 1,440 1,520 1,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$33,775 $34,550 $31,498 $31,802 $36,994
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

In Lafayette, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. In 2010 criminal justice professionals in Lafayette reportedly earned an average salary of $36,994 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for criminal justice professionals in Lafayette was $33,775 per year. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Lafayette is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Lafayette

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90th percentile

Criminal justice professionals in Lafayette earn a median salary of $34,050 per year. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,712 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $58,370 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Lafayette

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

Lafayette criminal justice professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Lafayette


There are 4 accredited criminal justice schools in the city. Many of Lafayette's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Lafayette


Lafayette's criminal justice schools offer 4 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Lafayette


Approximately 75 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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