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Criminal Justice Schools
In Santa Maria, California

In Santa Maria, there are 2 criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty can find employment. The trends in Santa Maria'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

Santa Maria Vs. California Criminal Justice Employment

Santa Maria 1,300
California 223,680

Of the 219,640 criminal justice professionals employed in California, 1,300 work in Santa Maria.

Santa Maria Vs. California Criminal Justice employment growth

215,760 223,050 228,920 229,120 219,640
No data No data No data 1,220 1,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Maria

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Santa Maria

No data No data No data $50,710 $55,143
No data No data No data $45,310 $47,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Santa Maria
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Maria

In 2010 criminal justice professionals in Santa Maria reportedly earned an average salary of $55,143 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Maria.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Santa Maria

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Criminal justice professionals in Santa Maria earn a median salary of $56,088 per year. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,775 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 91% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Santa Maria

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

Criminal justice professional salaries in Santa Maria are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Santa Maria


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Santa Maria


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

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Santa Maria


Approximately 53 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Santa Maria, California

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