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Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in California

Is California a good place for you to work as a Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professor?

10.0% Jobs Projection
$111,870 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in California is growing faster than average.

  • Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors Work in California?

In California, there were 1,260 people working as Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in the year 2018.

There were 830 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 430 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 140 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors working in it, which means California has more Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors than average.

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in CA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for California

Jobs for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.1%.

Job Projections for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors: Nation vs. CA

California Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 90 annual job openings, and 1,100 total jobs in 2026 for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,600 annual jobs and 19,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors ranged from $43,330 to $187,680 with $111,870 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California Metros for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 450 $123,100
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 60 $120,080
Fresno, CA 40 n/a

Top States for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
North Carolina 1,910 $58,350
New York 1,450 $53,460
California 1,260 $111,870
Texas 1,220 $62,830
Florida 1,030 $61,830
Pennsylvania 760 $75,010
Illinois 600 $51,150
Ohio 540 $60,450
New Jersey 470 $81,100
Utah 470 $67,190
Virginia 460 $0
Colorado 430 $57,020
Michigan 430 $65,950
Massachusetts 370 $73,470
Indiana 280 $45,750
Tennessee 230 $50,650
Missouri 230 $73,930
Minnesota 210 $74,020
Wisconsin 180 $71,150
Maryland 170 $72,350

Below are the states where Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $111,870
Kentucky $89,570
District of Columbia $86,550
Rhode Island $81,660
New Jersey $81,100
Iowa $78,210
Delaware $76,130
Pennsylvania $75,010
Minnesota $74,020
Missouri $73,930

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Occupation CA Employment Total
Law Professors 1,770
Social Work Professors 220

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