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Criminology Schools In Utah

In Utah, there is only one accredited school where criminology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Utah's criminology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in criminology includes criminology training at the criminology certificate level.


  1. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Criminology Employment

Utah 420
National 204,250

Of all of the criminology professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Utah state.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Utah

2,040 590 350 1,060 420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, criminology is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 1,620 less criminology professionals working in Utah than there were in 2006. This represents a 79% 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 Utah

$47,993 $56,985 $61,070 $52,275 $70,140
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to criminology professionals are growing in Utah. The mean salary for criminology professionals in 2006 was $47,993 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $70,140 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Utah

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Thus, there was a 32% growth in criminology professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 202% pay differential between the highest paid criminology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of criminology in Utah.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Utah

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

In Utah, 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 Utah


As the number of criminology professionals is decreasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited criminology school in Utah state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 125 criminology graduates from criminology courses in Utah and in 2010 there were 89 graduates.

This represents a 29% decrease in the number of criminology degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an undergraduate certificate in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Utah

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