Criminal Justice ProfessionsSalary Information & Career Options

Criminal Justice Salary Information

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth in various criminal justice career areas is expected to rise 5-8% between 2018-2028. Those going into traditional law enforcement as police officers or detectives earned an average salary of $65,170 in 2019.

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Criminal Justice career choices and professions

A number of career options are available to chose from for graduates with a Criminal Justice degree. Here is a list of some possibilities:

  • Local/State/Federal Law Enforcement
  • Legal Careers
  • Probation/Parole Officer
  • Investigator
  • Case Manager
  • Criminologist

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