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Homeland Security Schools
In Meridian, Mississippi

Homeland Security faculty can choose to work at only one homeland security school in Meridian. The trends in Meridian's homeland security academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes homeland security training at the homeland security associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Meridian Vs. Mississippi Homeland Security Employment

Meridian 920
Mississippi 10,820

Exactly 920 of Mississippi's 10,820 homeland security professionals work in Meridian. Between 2006 and 2010, in Meridian, there has been a 26% growth in the number of homeland security professionals. As the number of homeland security professionals in Meridian has increased, overall employment in Meridian has decreased.

Meridian Vs. Mississippi Homeland Security employment growth

10,790 12,090 11,860 11,750 10,820
730 850 740 No data 920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Meridian

Homeland Security VS. All professions salaries in Meridian

$27,035 $28,950 $31,483 No data $20,720
$27,970 $29,800 $30,880 No data $31,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security in Meridian
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Meridian

In Meridian, salaries for homeland security professionals have decreased. In 2010 Meridian homeland security professionals earned an average yearly salary of $20,720. The average salary for homeland security professionals in Meridian was $27,035 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of homeland security professionals in Meridian is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Meridian

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Homeland security professionals make a median salary of $19,080 per year in Meridian. The difference in pay between the homeland security professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 79%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $16,020 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $28,730 per year.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Meridian

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

Homeland security professional salaries in Meridian are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Homeland Security schools in Meridian


Many of Meridian's homeland security professionals are graduates of the only accredited homeland security school in the city.

Homeland Security Programs Offered In Meridian


Meridian's homeland security school offers one homeland security degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Homeland Security Degrees In Meridian


In 2010 approximately 3 students completed homeland security courses.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Meridian, Mississippi

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