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Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in New Jersey

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12.7% Jobs Projection
$81,100 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors Work in New Jersey?

There were approximately 470 workers employed as Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 500 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in NJ Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 12.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.1%.

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

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 50 annual job openings, and 620 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 New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors ranged from $41,030 to $135,220 with $81,100 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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

Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,290 $52,770
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 330 $84,050

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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