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Criminal Justice Schools
In Salem, Virginia

Criminal Justice faculty can choose to work at one of 2 criminal justice schools in Salem. The trends in Salem's criminal justice academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Virginia Criminal Justice Employment

Salem 2,490
Virginia 60,070

Exactly 2,490 of Virginia's 59,380 criminal justice professionals work in Salem. The number of criminal justice professionals in Salem has grown by 93% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Salem has also increased.

Salem Vs. Virginia Criminal Justice employment growth

52,620 55,500 57,570 58,850 59,380
1,290 1,810 2,240 2,400 2,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Salem

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$41,967 $43,703 $44,640 $42,610 $44,350
$34,070 $34,760 $35,520 $36,840 $37,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

In Salem, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. In 2010 Salem criminal justice professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,350. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Salem was $41,967 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Salem.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Salem

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Criminal justice professionals in Salem earn a median salary of $41,418 per year. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 127%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,145 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $66,162 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Salem

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

Salem 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 Salem


There are 2 accredited criminal justice schools in the city. Many of Salem's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Salem


There is one degree and certificate program in criminal justice offered by Salem's criminal justice school.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Salem


In 2010 approximately 21 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Salem, Virginia

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