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Criminal Justice Schools
In Portales, New Mexico

In Portales, there is only one criminal justice school 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 Portales, which encompasses criminal justice training at the criminal justice bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Portales Vs. New Mexico Criminal Justice Employment

Portales 1,290
New Mexico 16,140

Exactly 1,290 of New Mexico's 16,110 criminal justice professionals work in Portales. Between 2006 and 2010, in Portales, there has been a 2% growth in the number of criminal justice professionals. Overall employment in Portales has also increased.

Portales Vs. New Mexico Criminal Justice employment growth

13,870 14,490 16,200 14,650 16,110
1,270 1,530 1,290 No data 1,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Portales

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Portales

$31,378 $32,283 $33,613 No data $36,063
$29,990 $31,210 $33,090 No data $35,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Portales
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portales

In Portales, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. In 2010 criminal justice professionals in Portales reportedly earned an average salary of $36,063 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, criminal justice professionals in Portales made an average salary of $31,378 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portales.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Portales

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Criminal justice professionals in Portales earn a median salary of $34,562 per year. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,580 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $52,935 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Portales

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

Portales 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 Portales


There is only one accredited criminal justice school in the city. Many of Portales' criminal justice professionals are graduates of this school.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Portales


Portales' criminal justice school offers one criminal justice degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Portales


Approximately 15 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Portales, New Mexico

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