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Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in North Carolina

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9.8% Jobs Projection
$58,350 Median Salary
150 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors Work in North Carolina?

There were approximately 1,910 workers employed as Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 1,930 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in NC Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 9.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.1%.

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

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 150 annual job openings, and a total of 1,900 jobs for North Carolina Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in 2026.

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 North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors ranged from $44,130 to $74,670 with $58,350 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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

Top North Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 400 $59,760
Winston-Salem, NC 170 $57,460
Greensboro-High Point, NC 130 $54,780
Raleigh, NC 100 $64,590
Asheville, NC 90 $72,410
Rocky Mount, NC 60 $57,720
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 60 $54,400
Fayetteville, NC 50 $73,410

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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