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Homeland Security Schools In Washington DC

Homeland Security classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited homeland security schools in Washington DC. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of homeland security and homeland security training in Washington DC, which includes homeland security training at the homeland security masters degree level.


  1. George Washington University

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

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Trinity Washington University

    125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017-1094

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Washington DC 12,590
National 1,197,720

Approximately 1% of the country's homeland security professionals work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Washington DC

13,010 14,420 15,130 12,200 12,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, homeland security is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 420 less homeland security professionals working in Washington DC than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of homeland security professionals has shrunk by 3%. This decline is faster than the national trend for homeland security professionals which shows a 1% increase in the number of homeland security professionals working around the nation.

Homeland Security VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$55,125 $57,310 $57,747 $61,693 $50,478
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of homeland security professionals is declining, the salaries paid to homeland security professionals are decreasing in Washington DC. Homeland security professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,125 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,478 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Washington DC

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Thus, homeland security professionals' salaries declined by 9% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. There is a 110% 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 Washington DC.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

In Washington DC, homeland security professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Homeland Security 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 homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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