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Criminal Justice Schools
In Tuscaloosa, Alabama

The city of Tuscaloosa has only one 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 Tuscaloosa, which encompasses criminal justice training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Tuscaloosa Vs. Alabama Criminal Justice Employment

Tuscaloosa 1,060
Alabama 23,970

Of the 23,780 criminal justice professionals employed in Alabama, 1,060 work in Tuscaloosa. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tuscaloosa, there has been a 38% growth in the number of criminal justice professionals. As the employment for criminal justice professionals in Tuscaloosa has increased, overall employment in Tuscaloosa has decreased.

Tuscaloosa Vs. Alabama Criminal Justice employment growth

24,110 23,820 24,000 24,230 23,780
770 970 1,070 No data 1,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Tuscaloosa

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Tuscaloosa

$28,765 $30,118 $31,943 No data $31,947
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Tuscaloosa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tuscaloosa

As the number of criminal justice professionals in Tuscaloosa has grown, salaries for criminal justice professionals have also increased. Tuscaloosa criminal justice professionals made $31,947 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, criminal justice professionals in Tuscaloosa made an average salary of $28,765 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Tuscaloosa.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Tuscaloosa

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Criminal justice professionals in Tuscaloosa earn a median salary of $28,627 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 133%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $21,567 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $50,207 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Tuscaloosa

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa


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

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Tuscaloosa


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Tuscaloosa's criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Tuscaloosa


Approximately 100 students graduated from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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