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Criminal Justice Schools
In Seattle, Washington

There are 4 criminal justice schools in Seattle for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in criminal justice in the city of Seattle, which encompasses criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Criminal Justice Employment

Seattle 11,940
Washington 30,270

Exactly 11,840 of Washington State's 29,910 criminal justice professionals work in Seattle. There has been a 11% decline in the number of criminal justice professionals in Seattle between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Seattle has increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Criminal Justice employment growth

28,050 29,230 23,230 31,980 29,910
13,250 12,470 12,220 12,160 11,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$47,765 $51,238 $47,858 $49,954 $50,700
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

Salaries for criminal justice professionals in Seattle have increased. Seattle criminal justice professionals made $50,700 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for criminal justice professionals in Seattle was $47,765 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Criminal justice professionals make a median salary of $49,145 per year in Seattle. The 10% of criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,888 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $74,265 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Seattle

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Science

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Seattle


There are 4 accredited criminal justice schools in the city. Many of Seattle's criminal justice professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Seattle


Seattle's criminal justice schools offer 7 criminal justice degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Seattle


In 2010 approximately 86 students graduated from criminal justice courses.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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