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Homeland Security Schools In South Dakota

Homeland Security classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited homeland security school in South Dakota. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the homeland security academic community in South Dakota, and the future trends in homeland security training at the homeland security bachelors degree level.


  1. Dakota Wesleyan University

    1200 W University Ave, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301-4398

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

South Dakota 1,350
National 1,197,720

Approximately 0% of the country's homeland security professionals work in South Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In South Dakota

1,570 1,490 1,460 1,530 1,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Dakota, homeland security is a shrinking field. In South Dakota, 220 less homeland security professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 14% decline in the field. 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 South Dakota

$33,673 $34,913 $35,530 $37,157 $40,563
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to homeland security professionals are growing in South Dakota. In 2006 homeland security professionals made a mean salary of $33,673 per year, and in 2010 they made $40,563 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in South Dakota

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Thus, there was a 17% growth in homeland security professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of homeland security, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid homeland security professionals earning 165% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in South Dakota state.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in South Dakota

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

In South Dakota, homeland security professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Homeland Security programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota


The number of students graduating from the only accredited homeland security school in South Dakota is decreasing.

There was a decrease in the number of homeland security school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota by 100%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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