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Criminal Justice Schools
In Las Vegas, New Mexico

The city of Las Vegas has 2 schools 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 Las Vegas, which encompasses criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Las Vegas Vs. New Mexico Criminal Justice Employment

Las Vegas 1,120
New Mexico 16,140

Of the 16,110 criminal justice professionals employed in New Mexico, 1,120 work in Las Vegas. There has been a 45% growth in the number of criminal justice professionals in Las Vegas between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for criminal justice professionals in Las Vegas has increased, overall employment in Las Vegas has also increased.

Las Vegas Vs. New Mexico Criminal Justice employment growth

13,870 14,490 16,200 14,650 16,110
770 530 940 No data 1,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Vegas

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Las Vegas

$27,133 $24,600 $25,245 No data $31,983
$30,080 $30,850 $32,030 No data $33,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Las Vegas
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Vegas

In Las Vegas, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $31,983 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Las Vegas. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for criminal justice professionals in Las Vegas was $27,133 per year. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Las Vegas is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Las Vegas

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90th percentile

Criminal justice professionals in Las Vegas earn a median salary of $31,507 per year. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,473 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 121% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Las Vegas

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

On average criminal justice professional salaries in Las Vegas are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Las Vegas


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Las Vegas


Las Vegas' criminal justice schools offer 2 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Las Vegas


In 2010 approximately 23 students completed criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Las Vegas, New Mexico

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