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2023 Criminal Justice Salary

There are about 552,699 students enrolled in Criminal Justice in the USA.

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College is a massive investment for most people. It's important to make sure you are well positioned to justify that investment. We aim for the following career and income info to assist you in making a well informed decision when picking your focus.

Right out of university, Criminal Justice majors take home $36,101 per annum on average (close to national median 58th percentile). With experience in their jobs, they can make up to $80,316 to as little as $19,990, but average about $41,084. For context, that is 6% greater than average.

The most common job title for a Criminal Justice graduate is Analyst, which ordinarily make more or less $54,000; next are Sales Consultant and Service Officer, which predominantly make about $36,000 and $34,000 respectively.

The most well paid region for Criminal Justice graduates is New England. The best paid state for Criminal Justice graduates is WV. The highest grossing conference for Criminal Justice graduates is Division II Independents.

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