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Criminal Justice Schools
In Ridgecrest, California

The city of Ridgecrest has only one school 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 Ridgecrest, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Ridgecrest Vs. California Criminal Justice Employment

Ridgecrest 7,090
California 223,680

Of the 219,640 criminal justice professionals employed in California, 7,090 work in Ridgecrest. Between 2006 and 2010, in Ridgecrest, there has been a 50% growth in the number of criminal justice professionals. Overall employment in Ridgecrest has also increased.

Ridgecrest Vs. California Criminal Justice employment growth

215,760 223,050 228,920 229,120 219,640
4,740 5,180 5,750 6,490 7,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Ridgecrest

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Ridgecrest

$50,880 $46,477 $53,410 $55,792 $54,843
$36,700 $38,150 $40,210 $42,430 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Ridgecrest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ridgecrest

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Ridgecrest have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,843 per year was earned by criminal justice professionals in Ridgecrest. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Ridgecrest was $50,880 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Ridgecrest.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Ridgecrest

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Criminal justice professionals make a median salary of $54,392 per year in Ridgecrest. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,010 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 67% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Ridgecrest

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

Ridgecrest criminal justice professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Ridgecrest


Many of Ridgecrest's criminal justice professionals are graduates of the only accredited criminal justice school in the city.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Ridgecrest


Ridgecrest's criminal justice schools offer 2 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Ridgecrest


In 2010 approximately 15 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Ridgecrest, California

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