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Homeland Security Schools In Alabama

There are 4 accredited homeland security schools in Alabama for faculty who teach homeland security classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in homeland security in the state of Alabama, which encompasses homeland security training at the following levels:


  1. Community College of the Air Force

    100 S Turner Blvd, Montgomery, Alabama 36114-0011

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  2. Chattahoochee Valley Community College

    2602 College Drive, Phenix City, Alabama 36869

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  3. University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus

    100 Corporate Dr Ste 150, Birmingham, Alabama 35242-2982

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Columbia Southern University

    21982 University Lane, Orange Beach, Alabama 36561-9000

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Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Alabama 16,230
National 1,197,720

Of all of the homeland security professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Alabama

15,960 15,940 16,170 16,400 16,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, homeland security is a growing field. There were 270 more homeland security professionals working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for homeland security professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of homeland security professionals has grown by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Homeland Security VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$30,838 $31,550 $31,877 $34,663 $37,177
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alabama, as the number of homeland security professionals is growing, the salaries earned by homeland security professionals are increasing. The mean salary for homeland security professionals in 2006 was $30,838 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $37,177 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Alabama

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Thus, homeland security professionals' salaries grew by 17% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 206% pay differential between the highest paid homeland security professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of homeland security in Alabama.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Alabama

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

In Alabama, homeland security professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Homeland Security programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama


Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a associate's degree in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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