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Criminal Justice Schools
In Las Vegas, Nevada

There are 4 criminal justice schools in Las Vegas for faculty to choose from. 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. Nevada Criminal Justice Employment

Las Vegas 18,080
Nevada 23,960

Exactly 17,950 of the 23,780 criminal justice professionals employed in Nevada, work in Las Vegas. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of criminal justice professionals in Las Vegas has shrunk by 9%. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Las Vegas has decreased, overall employment in Las Vegas has also decreased.

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Criminal Justice employment growth

24,260 25,340 25,600 24,600 23,780
19,650 20,280 20,640 19,470 17,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Las Vegas

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Las Vegas

$45,518 $48,203 $50,762 $52,762 $51,013
$35,510 $37,020 $38,720 $40,070 $40,740
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. Las Vegas criminal justice professionals made $51,013 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Las Vegas was $45,518 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Las Vegas is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Las Vegas

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

Criminal justice professionals in Las Vegas make a median yearly salary of $49,258. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,790 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $71,812 per year.

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

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Las Vegas


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Las Vegas


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

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Las Vegas


Approximately 337 students completed criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada

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