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Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in Texas

Considering a career as a Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professor in Texas?

18.0% Jobs Projection
$62,830 Median Salary
120 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

In Texas, there were 1,220 people working as Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in the year 2018.

There were 1,140 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in TX Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 18.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.1%.

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

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 120 annual Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors job openings in Texas, and 1,440 total jobs in the year 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors ranged from $21,570 to $118,810 with $62,830 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Texas 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
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 240 $75,350
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 160 $69,870
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 60 $50,080
Austin-Round Rock, TX 50 $99,880
El Paso, TX 50 $50,440
Killeen-Temple, TX 30 $31,210
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 30 $53,970

Top States for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors Employment

The table below shows the states 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 TX Employment Total
Law Professors 1,270
Social Work Professors 610

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