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Criminology Schools In Florida

Criminology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 9 accredited criminology schools in Florida. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminology and criminology training in Florida, which includes criminology training at the following levels:


  1. Barry University

    11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33161-6695

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Florida Southern College

    111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, Florida 33801-5698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. The University of Tampa

    401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33606-1490

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus

    140 Seventh Ave S., St. Petersburg, Florida 33701-9807

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee

    8350 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34243-2049

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. University of South Florida-Polytechnic

    3433 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, Florida 33803-9807

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Criminology Employment

Florida 12,270
National 204,250

Of all of the criminology professionals in the country, nearly 6% are in the state of Florida.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Florida

13,130 13,190 7,080 13,740 12,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, the field of criminology is shrinking. 860 less criminology professionals were working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 7% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of criminology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of criminology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$59,427 $54,587 $43,970 $56,710 $60,600
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by criminology professionals is increasing in Florida. The mean salary for criminology professionals in 2006 was $59,427 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,600 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Florida

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This represents a growth in salaries of 2%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of criminology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid criminology professionals earning 146% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Florida state.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Florida

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

In Florida, 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 Florida


As the number of criminology professionals is decreasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited criminology schools in Florida state is decreasing. In 2006, 1,146 students graduated from criminology courses in Florida. And in 2010, 703 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in Florida by 39%. 69% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Florida

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of criminology faculty in Florida, growth in the field of criminology academia and criminology faculty salaries in Florida. If you are involved in teaching criminology courses to students at the bachelors degree in criminology, masters degree in criminology, and doctoral degree in criminology levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future criminology faculty in Florida. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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