Criminal Justice Salary

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The average yearly salary for Criminal Justice is $44,200. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Criminal Justice, you could expect a starting pay rate of $36,400 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $52,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Criminal Justice Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Criminal Justice Salary

$35,360 - $53,040

Starting Yearly Criminal Justice Salary

$29,120 - $43,680

Top Yearly Criminal Justice Salary

$41,600 - $62,400

Monthly Criminal Justice Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Criminal Justice Salary

$2,947 - $4,420

Starting Monthly Criminal Justice Salary

$2,427 - $3,640

Top Monthly Criminal Justice Salary

$3,467 - $5,200

Hourly Criminal Justice Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Criminal Justice Salary

$16 - $24

Starting Hourly Criminal Justice Salary

$13 - $20

Top Hourly Criminal Justice Salary

$19 - $28


Criminal Justice Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Criminal Justice age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Criminal Justice are male in the United States, and 51% of the Criminal Justice are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Criminal Justice


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