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Criminal Justice Schools
In Los Angeles, California

Criminal Justice faculty can choose to work at one of 8 criminal justice schools in Los Angeles. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminal justice academic community in Los Angeles, and the future trends. Academia in criminal justice includes criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Criminal Justice Employment

Los Angeles 62,140
California 223,680

Exactly 60,790 of California's 219,640 criminal justice professionals work in Los Angeles. There has been a 1% growth in the number of criminal justice professionals in Los Angeles between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Los Angeles has also increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Criminal Justice employment growth

215,760 223,050 228,920 229,120 219,640
60,050 63,280 62,110 62,190 60,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$41,218 $44,296 $45,573 $47,506 $46,337
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Los Angeles have increased. In 2010 Los Angeles criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $46,337. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for criminal justice professionals in Los Angeles was $41,218 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Los Angeles.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Los Angeles

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

Criminal justice professionals in Los Angeles make a median yearly salary of $45,250. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,940 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 137% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Los Angeles


Many of Los Angeles' criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of the 8 accredited criminal justice schools in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Los Angeles


There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Los Angeles' criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Los Angeles


Approximately 397 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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