Salary for Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers

Also known as:  Criminal Justice Professor, Criminology Professor, Penology Professor

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Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers working at the postsecondary level complete numerous tasks to ensure that students develop a firm grasp of criminal science. These professionals create and deliver lectures on the field of criminal science, lead class discussions, and maintain consistent office hours in order to ensure that students can resolve any questions they have regarding the field, or seek extra help. They may provide advice regarding career options and paths, as well. These professionals also develop homework assignments and exams, assign them, and correct them. The minimum degree required for this position is a Master's degree, but as with many postsecondary teaching posts, preference is for doctoral certification.

A Postsecondary Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement Teacher can receive an average wage in a range of 48000 - 72000 based on experience and education levels. Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary receive a pay level of Sixty Two Thousand dollars annually.

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary can get the highest pay in California, where they can earn average pay of near $86820.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 20.37 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $65,140
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $65,140
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