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Criminology Schools In Alabama

Alabama has 2 accredited criminology schools where criminology faculty who teach criminology classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminology and criminology training in Alabama, which includes criminology training at the criminology bachelors degree level.


  1. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Judson College

    302 Bibb St, Marion, Alabama 36756

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Criminology Employment

Alabama 1,960
National 204,250

Of all of the criminology professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Alabama

1,990 2,070 2,190 2,040 1,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminology is a shrinking field in Alabama. In Alabama, 30 less criminology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for criminology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of criminology professionals working around the nation.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$42,815 $45,040 $46,515 $49,285 $51,545
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by criminology professionals is increasing in Alabama. Criminology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $42,815 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $51,545 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Alabama

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Thus, criminology professionals' salaries grew by 17% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Alabama state, within the field of criminology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid criminology professionals earn 181% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Alabama

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

In Alabama, criminology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama


As the number of criminology professionals is decreasing in Alabama state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited criminology schools in Alabama state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 130 criminology graduates from criminology courses in Alabama and in 2010 there were 51 graduates.

Thus there was a 61% percent decrease in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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