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Criminology Schools In Washington DC

There is only one accredited criminology school in Washington DC for faculty who teach criminology classes to choose from. The trends in Washington DC's criminology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in criminology includes criminology training at the criminology masters degree level.


  1. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Criminology Employment

Washington DC 610
National 204,250

Of all of the criminology professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Washington DC.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Washington DC

3,520 3,270 3,560 730 610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, criminology is a shrinking field. There were 2,910 less criminology professionals working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 83% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for criminology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of criminology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$84,660 $80,030 $78,993 $80,587 $87,973
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of criminology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to criminology professionals are increasing in Washington DC. In 2006 criminology professionals made a mean salary of $84,660 per year, and in 2010 they made $87,973 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Washington DC

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This represents a growth in salaries of 4%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Washington DC state, within the field of criminology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid criminology professionals earn 164% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

Criminology professionals in Washington DC earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC


A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a master's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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