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Over the next decade, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts occupations in criminal justice will increase 5%-21% with salaries above the U.S. median household income*. With so much demand, your degree in criminal justice from Chancellor University will solidify your career with long-term opportunities for success in your chosen field. Plus our students learn and thrive in a supportive environment of respected master scholars, interactive classes and friendly service teams to help in every step along the way.

Quick Facts: Police and Detectives
2010 Median Pay $55,010 per year (up to $96,835/year for Police Chief)
$26.45 per hour
Entry-Level Education High school diploma or equivalent
Number of Jobs, 2010 794,300
Job Outlook, 2010-20 7% (Slower than average)
Employment Change, 2010-20 58,700

 

Quick Facts: Private Detectives and Investigators
2010 Median Pay $42,870 per year
$20.61 per hour
Entry-Level Education Some college, no degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation 1 to 5 years
Number of Jobs, 2010 34,700
Job Outlook, 2010-20 21% (Faster than average)
Employment Change, 2010-20 7,100

 

Quick Facts: Correctional Officers
2010 Median Pay $39,020 per year
$18.76 per hour
Entry-Level Education High school diploma or equivalent
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
Number of Jobs, 2010 493,100
Job Outlook, 2010-20 5% (Slower than average)
Employment Change, 2010-20 26,000

 

Quick Facts: Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
2010 Median Pay $47,200 per year
$22.69 per hour
Entry-Level Education Bachelor’s degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
Number of Jobs, 2010 93,200
Job Outlook, 2010-20 18% (About as fast as average)
Employment Change, 2010-20 17,100

 

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