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Criminal Justice Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

In Pittsburgh, there are 9 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 Pittsburgh, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Criminal Justice Employment

Pittsburgh 12,930
Pennsylvania 72,490

Exactly 12,930 of Pennsylvania's 71,500 criminal justice professionals work in Pittsburgh. The number of criminal justice professionals in Pittsburgh has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Pittsburgh has increased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has also increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Criminal Justice employment growth

54,140 70,590 72,440 72,920 71,500
12,200 13,310 13,360 12,690 12,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$40,548 $39,732 $40,720 $43,598 $46,166
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Pittsburgh has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have also increased. Pittsburgh criminal justice professionals made $46,166 per year, on average, in 2010. Criminal justice professionals in Pittsburgh made a yearly average salary of $40,548, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Pittsburgh is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Pittsburgh

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

Criminal justice professionals in Pittsburgh earn a median salary of $43,660 per year. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,078 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $68,846 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh


Many of Pittsburgh's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of the 9 accredited criminal justice schools in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh's criminal justice schools offer 12 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Pittsburgh


Approximately 333 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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