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Criminal Justice Job Overview

The field of criminal justice encompasses a variety of different job opportunities, such as Lawyers, Police Officers, Government Agents, Forensic Investigators, Teachers, Correctional Officers and more. There are criminals throughout the country, which means that these professionals are necessary in every city and state. As technology continues to advance, crimes become harder to trace and solve, so those who want to work in criminal justice will continue to learn throughout their careers.

The daily tasks of a person working in a criminal justice job will depend on what he or she is doing, whether it involves working directly with suspects or convicts or doing more work behind the scenes to find and process evidence.

Criminal Justice Job Education Requirements


The educational requirements for careers in criminal justice also vary depending on the type of work. For police officers and correctional officers, most jobs only require a high school diploma along with training and education at a police academy. Forensic specialists typically need a bachelor's degree in the field, while a lawyer needs a master's degree to receive qualification to practice. Many positions offer training while on the job, so employees in this field have the potential to move up and learn more about criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Job Market


According to recent statistics, lawyers seem to be in excess, while police officers and other law enforcement forces have dwindling numbers. Since there are so many different job opportunities within the field of criminal justice, it is difficult to say whether there is predicted growth and opportunity in each area, but since there will always be individuals who are breaking laws, there will always be a need for criminal justice officials.

Criminal Justice Job Salary Information


Depending on the criminal justice job, salary can vary quite drastically. Education plays a role, so jobs that require higher education have much higher starting salaries. For example, a criminal justice professor can earn close to $100,000 per year, while a police officer or correctional officer typically earns between $27,000 and $69,000 each year.

Another area of criminal justice that can offer a more lucrative paycheck is working for government agencies, such as the CIA, FBI, DEA, or others. Since working in the field carries a higher risk of danger to each employee, he or she may qualify for hazard pay or other additional payment amounts to compensate.
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California State University San Bernardino, CA, 92401
CSU Job Listing Details Printable version E-Mail this listing Campus: San Bernardino Job ID: 2014-163 Job Title: Administrative Support Coordinator II/ Criminal Justice (CSBS) Appointment Type: Probationary Time Base: Full-Time Date Posted: October 31, 2014 Closing Date: Open until filled Link to Apply Online: http://jobs.csusb.edu Campus Employment Homepage: http://jobs.csusb....
Lockheed Martin Corporation Gaithersburg, MD, 20877
Produce and edit timely and engaging criminal justice content to be published through multiple digital (and some print) platforms. Aggregate and synthesize criminal justice information — including research, interviews, and other content — into easily consumable articles, summaries and content marketing that can be repurposed and shared across a family of government websites and other venues and fo...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc Santa Ana, CA
Description Faculty I - Diploma - CA Job Responsibilities: • Instruct assigned courses in accordance with course competencies/objectives • Select and utilize a variety of approved course materials and teaching methods – such as using lectures, demonstrations, discussion groups, and seminars - to ensure the needs of the individual students are met in the program (utilize instructional plans) •...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc Tampa, FL
Description About Corinthian Colleges, Inc. If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a robust company committed to changing students’ lives and doing the right thing, Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is the place for you. As one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, we are on the cutting-edge of the industry and forging ahead into a new era of leadership, growth ...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc Anaheim, CA
Description Faculty I - Degree Job Responsibilities: • Instruct assigned courses in accordance with course competencies/objectives • Select and utilize a variety of approved course materials and teaching methods – such as using lectures, demonstrations, discussion groups, and seminars - to ensure the needs of the individual students are met in the program (utilize instructional plans) • Explai...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc Bremerton, WA
Description Faculty I - Degree Use your professional expertise to engage, instruct, and inspire If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a robust company committed to changing students’ lives and doing the right thing, Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is the place for you. As one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, we are on the cutting edge of the industry an...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc Bremerton, WA
Description Faculty I - Diploma Job Responsibilities: • Instruct assigned courses in accordance with course competencies/objectives • Select and utilize a variety of approved course materials and teaching methods – such as using lectures, demonstrations, discussion groups, and seminars - to ensure the needs of the individual students are met in the program (utilize instructional plans) • Expl...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc Colorado Springs, CO
Description Faculty On-Call Job Responsibilities: • Instruct assigned courses in accordance with course competencies/objectives • Select and utilize a variety of approved course materials and teaching methods – such as using lectures, demonstrations, discussion groups, and seminars - to ensure the needs of the individual students are met in the program (utilize instructional plans) • Explain ...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc San Bernardino, CA
Description Faculty I - Degree Use your professional expertise to engage, instruct, and inspire If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a robust company committed to changing students’ lives and doing the right thing, Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is the place for you. As one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, we are on the cutting edge of the industry an...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc City of Industry, CA
Description Faculty On-Call Use your professional expertise to engage, instruct, and inspire If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a robust company committed to changing students’ lives and doing the right thing, Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is the place for you. As one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, we are on the cutting edge of the industry and f...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc Tacoma, WA
Description Faculty II - Degree Job Description Assist students in meeting their academic and career goals by providing an inspired teaching environment through the highest quality of theoretical, practical and professional training. Support the academic department in maintaining a successful, efficient, ethical and regulatory accurate business within the overall Corinthian goals and objectives...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc Dallas, TX
Description Faculty I - Diploma Use your professional expertise to engage, instruct, and inspire If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a robust company committed to changing students’ lives and doing the right thing, Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is the place for you. As one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, we are on the cutting edge of the industry a...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc Norcross, GA
Description Faculty II - Degree Job Description Assist students in meeting their academic and career goals by providing an inspired teaching environment through the highest quality of theoretical, practical and professional training. Support the academic department in maintaining a successful, efficient, ethical and regulatory accurate business within the overall Corinthian goals and objectives...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc Los Angeles, CA
Description Faculty Job Responsibilities: • Instruct assigned courses in accordance with course competencies/objectives • Select and utilize a variety of approved course materials and teaching methods – such as using lectures, demonstrations, discussion groups, and seminars - to ensure the needs of the individual students are met in the program (utilize instructional plans) • Explain and demo...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc Salida, CA
Description About Heald College Heald College is a regionally accredited for-profit, business-career college with multiple campuses in California, and one campus in Oregon and Hawaii. Heald College has a rich history of student success for the past 150 years. We award Associate in Applied Science degrees, Associate of Arts degrees, Diplomas and Certificates. We offer classes during the day, eve...
Maryland Economic Development Allegany, NY, 14706
15 Social Worker I 16 Social Worker II LOCATION OF POSITION Grantsville, MD (Garrett County) Main Purpose of Job A Social Worker I, Criminal Justice and Social Worker II, Criminal Justice is the (I) intermediate level (II) full performance level of professional social work providing clinical and therapeutic social work services in behavioral health to the most clinically demanding of youth inv...
City & County of Denver, CO Denver, CO, 80208
Job Description Benefits Supplemental Questions The Denver Police Department is searching for a skilled Criminal Justice Transcriptionists for the transcription of Robbery/Homicide Section interviews, preparation of cases for filing and handling of routine office administration for the Major Crimes Division. The Criminal Justice Transcriptionists will assist with current Homicide, Cold Case, Ro...
ICF International Fairfax, VA
Description Health, Education, and Social Programs Education, Community & Social Programs Division Fairfax, VA Job Description: The Children and Youth, Justice and Behavioral Health (CJBH) Research and Evaluation Team has a broad portfolio of projects focusing on criminal justice practices and policies. The team is seeking a ResearchAnalyst to work on multiple projects with topics ranging fro...
ICF International Fairfax, VA
Description Health, Education, and Social Programs Education, Community & Social Programs Division Fairfax, VA Job Description: The Children and Youth, Justice and Behavioral Health (CJBH) Research and Evaluation Team has a broad portfolio of projects focusing on criminal justice practices and policies. The team is seeking a ResearchAssociate to work on multiple projects with topics ranging f...
State of Georgia Newnan, GA, 30264
Master's Degree in Criminal Justice or Master's degree in a related field with 18 hours in the teaching discipline from an accredited institution. Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certification. Valid Driver's License. No Experience Required 18 Years Education Must Have Valid Class C Drivers License Must Have Occupational License - Post Certification Preferred Skills PhD in Criminal ...

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Criminal Investigator

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Bachelor's
46.9%
Some College Coursework Completed
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Associates
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Master's
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High School
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