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Homeland Security Schools In Texas

Homeland Security classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited homeland security schools in Texas. The trends in Texas' homeland security academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in homeland security includes homeland security training at the following levels:


  1. The University of Texas at El Paso

    500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Phoenix-Dallas Campus

    12400 Coit Rd Ste 200, Dallas, Texas 75251-2004

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Phoenix-Houston Campus

    11451 Katy Fwy, Houston, Texas 77079-2004

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Phoenix-San Antonio Campus

    8200 IH-10 West Ste 910, San Antonio, Texas 78230-3876

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Phoenix-Austin Campus

    10801-2 N MoPac Ste 300, Austin, Texas 78759-5459

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Texas 94,680
National 1,197,720

Of all of the homeland security professionals in the country, nearly 8% are in the state of Texas.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Texas

83,370 90,460 94,600 94,620 94,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Texas, the field of homeland security is growing. In 2010 there were 11,310 more homeland security professionals working in Texas than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of homeland security has grown by 14% in Texas. 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 Texas

$39,040 $34,623 $35,323 $27,768 $30,738
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Texas, as the number of homeland security professionals is growing, the salaries earned by homeland security professionals are decreasing. In 2006 homeland security professionals made a mean salary of $39,040 per year, and in 2010 they made $30,738 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Texas

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Thus, there was a 27% decline in homeland security professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 179% 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 Texas.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Texas

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

In Texas, 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 Texas


As the number of homeland security professionals is increasing in Texas state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited homeland security schools in Texas state is also increasing.

This represents a 100% increase in the number of homeland security degree or certificate school graduates in Texas state. A majority of these graduates, or 80%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Texas

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