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Criminology Schools In Washington State

Criminology classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited criminology school in Washington State. The trends in Washington State's criminology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in criminology includes criminology training at the criminology bachelors degree level.


  1. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

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Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Criminology Employment

Washington State 4,630
National 204,250

Approximately 2% of the country's criminology professionals work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Washington State

4,310 4,560 1,530 1,820 4,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of criminology professionals is growing in Washington State. 320 more criminology professionals were working in Washington State in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of criminology professionals has grown by 7%. This growth is faster 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 Washington State

$57,790 $59,573 $60,445 $62,787 $65,700
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by criminology professionals is increasing in Washington State. The mean salary for criminology professionals in 2006 was $57,790 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $65,700 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Washington State

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This represents a 12% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Washington State state, within the field of criminology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid criminology professionals earn 94% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Washington State

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

In Washington State, criminology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited criminology school in Washington State is increasing. In 2006, 45 students graduated from criminology courses in Washington State. And in 2010, 60 students graduated.

This represents a 33% increase in the number of criminology degree or certificate school graduates in Washington State state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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