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Criminology Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

Criminology faculty can choose to work at one of 2 criminology schools in Columbus. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminology academic community in Columbus, and the future trends. Academia in criminology includes criminology training at the criminology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Ohio Criminology Employment

Columbus 410
Ohio 5,570

Exactly 410 of the 5,570 criminology professionals employed in Ohio, work in Columbus. The number of criminology professionals in Columbus has shrunk by 11% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of criminology professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Criminology employment growth

4,420 5,400 5,580 5,980 5,570
460 930 1,110 400 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Criminology VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$58,260 $49,850 $52,660 $51,230 $51,910
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

Salaries for criminology professionals in Columbus have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,910 per year was earned by criminology professionals in Columbus. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for criminology professionals in Columbus was $58,260 per year. The decline in the salary of criminology professionals in Columbus is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Columbus

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

Criminology professionals in Columbus earn a median salary of $51,310 per year. The difference in pay between the criminology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 92%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,265 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,365 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Columbus

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

On average criminology professionals in Columbus earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Columbus.

Educational Trends

Criminology schools in Columbus


There are 2 accredited criminology schools in the city. Many of Columbus' criminology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Criminology Programs Offered In Columbus


Columbus' criminology schools offer 2 criminology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Criminology Degrees In Columbus


In 2010 approximately 180 students graduated from criminology courses.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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