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Criminal Justice Schools
In Lake Charles, Louisiana

In Lake Charles, there are 2 criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice education in Lake Charles, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Criminal Justice Employment

Lake Charles 1,070
Louisiana 33,190

Exactly 1,070 of the 32,720 criminal justice professionals employed in Louisiana, work in Lake Charles. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lake Charles, there has been a 34% growth in the number of criminal justice professionals. As the employment for criminal justice professionals in Lake Charles has increased, overall employment in Lake Charles has decreased.

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Criminal Justice employment growth

32,180 33,720 34,900 33,570 32,720
800 1,210 1,340 1,090 1,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lake Charles

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Lake Charles

$29,665 $31,278 $30,325 $29,700 $43,737
$32,170 $33,700 $34,930 $35,940 $36,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Lake Charles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lake Charles

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Lake Charles has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have also increased. In 2010 Lake Charles criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $43,737. Criminal justice professionals in Lake Charles made a yearly average salary of $29,665, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Lake Charles.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Lake Charles

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

Criminal justice professionals in Lake Charles make a median yearly salary of $44,083. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 140%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,110 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $60,357 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Lake Charles

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

On average criminal justice professionals in Lake Charles earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Lake Charles.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Lake Charles


There are 2 accredited criminal justice schools in the city. Many of Lake Charles' criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Lake Charles


Lake Charles' criminal justice schools offer 3 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Lake Charles


Approximately 80 students completed criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Lake Charles, Louisiana

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