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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

25-1111 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


National estimates for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Industry profile for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Geographic profile for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

National estimates for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
13,790 1.1 % (4) $ 81,730 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $ 38,850 $ 50,770 $ 64,600 $ 99,330 $ 132,340
  (4)

Industry profile for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 7,310 1.18 (4) $ 89,760
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 6,350 0.21 (4) $ 72,970
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 70 0.00 (4) $ 54,060
Technical and Trade Schools 40 0.03 (4) $ 51,890

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 7,310 1.18 (4) $ 89,760
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 6,350 0.21 (4) $ 72,970
Technical and Trade Schools 40 0.03 (4) $ 51,890
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 70 0.00 (4) $ 54,060

Top paying industries for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 7,310 1.18 (4) $ 89,760
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 6,350 0.21 (4) $ 72,970
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 70 (7) (4) $ 54,060
Technical and Trade Schools 40 0.03 (4) $ 51,890


Geographic profile for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, postsecondary by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 1,960 0.12 1.21 (4) $ 144,520
North Carolina 1,330 0.30 3.07 (4) $ 64,000
New York 1,110 0.13 1.31 (4) $ 93,340
Texas 950 0.08 0.79 (4) $ 62,070
Pennsylvania 640 0.11 1.17 (4) $ 74,340


Map of location quotient of criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, postsecondary by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Carolina 1,330 0.30 3.07 (4) $ 64,000
Wisconsin 610 0.22 2.28 (4) $ 83,730
Wyoming 40 0.16 1.59 (4) $ 63,490
Missouri 410 0.15 1.55 (4) $ 79,620
Arizona 430 0.15 1.53 (4) $ 62,670


Map of annual mean wages of criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, postsecondary by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 1,960 0.12 1.21 (4) $ 144,520
New York 1,110 0.13 1.31 (4) $ 93,340
Connecticut 150 0.10 0.99 (4) $ 90,000
Colorado 330 0.13 1.28 (4) $ 85,410
Wisconsin 610 0.22 2.28 (4) $ 83,730



Map of employment of criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, postsecondary by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 960 0.11 1.13 (4) $ 96,960
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 640 0.11 1.14 (4) $ 152,830
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 350 0.17 1.69 (4) $ 63,400
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 330 0.08 0.79 (4) $ 61,180
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 280 0.13 1.28 (4) $ 132,020
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 250 0.20 2.09 (4) $ 66,420
Columbus, OH 190 0.19 1.92 (4) $ 74,730
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 190 0.07 0.74 (4) $ 85,570
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 190 0.06 0.65 (4) $ 90,140
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 190 0.06 0.66 (4) $ 69,570


Map of location quotient of criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, postsecondary by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Terre Haute, IN 40 0.58 5.97 (4) $ 45,990
Green Bay, WI 80 0.47 4.85 (4) $ 92,790
Amarillo, TX 50 0.46 4.68 (4) $ 49,680
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 30 0.44 4.52 (4) $ 70,270
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 130 0.42 4.32 (4) $ 62,680
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 80 0.42 4.29 (4) $ 65,010
New Haven, CT 110 0.39 4.00 (4) $ 91,620
Greensboro-High Point, NC 130 0.39 3.96 (4) $ 60,200
Fresno, CA 140 0.37 3.82 (4) $ 110,120
Trenton, NJ 70 0.33 3.36 (4) $ 76,200


Map of annual mean wages of criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, postsecondary by area, May 2021


Top paying metropolitan areas for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 190 0.12 1.24 (4) $ 161,540
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 640 0.11 1.14 (4) $ 152,830
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 280 0.13 1.28 (4) $ 132,020
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 40 0.04 0.40 (4) $ 123,460
Fresno, CA 140 0.37 3.82 (4) $ 110,120
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 960 0.11 1.13 (4) $ 96,960
Green Bay, WI 80 0.47 4.85 (4) $ 92,790
New Haven, CT 110 0.39 4.00 (4) $ 91,620
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 180 0.12 1.26 (4) $ 90,160
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 190 0.06 0.65 (4) $ 90,140

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 160 0.67 6.88 (4) $ 61,290
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 110 0.47 4.77 (4) $ 60,310
Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 100 0.53 5.42 (4) $ 65,320
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 100 0.80 8.16 (4) $ 68,860
Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 80 0.61 6.25 (4) $ 75,480

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 100 0.80 8.16 (4) $ 68,860
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 160 0.67 6.88 (4) $ 61,290
Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 80 0.61 6.25 (4) $ 75,480
Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area 40 0.56 5.69 (4) $ 72,320
Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 100 0.53 5.42 (4) $ 65,320

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 40 0.20 2.02 (4) $ 92,990
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 60 0.30 3.05 (4) $ 92,090
Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 80 0.61 6.25 (4) $ 75,480
Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area 40 0.56 5.69 (4) $ 72,320
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 100 0.80 8.16 (4) $ 68,860


About May 2021 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2021 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2022