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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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Corinthian Colleges Inc. Santa Ana, CA, 92701
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) • Explain and ...
State of Georgia Covington, GA, 30210
Employer requests that applicant have a Master's degree in Criminal Justice from a regionally accredited college or university. Appropriate degree must reflect the requirements of the college's accrediting agency OR the successful candidate may also hold a Master's degree in a related field provided they have also completed at least 18 graduate semester hours (or equivalent quarter hours) in Crimi...
Corinthian Colleges Inc. Melbourne, FL, 32901
Faculty Adjunct Job Responsibilities: • Maintain professional competence in academic discipline through reading, research and professional affiliations, and submit evidence of participation to the office of the President • Plan course instruction based on the approved syllabus/course outline provided to assure course content and learning objectives are met • Design, administer, and grade exami...
AlliedBarton Security Services Boston, MA, 02298
**Overview:** **ABOUT ALLIEDBARTON SECURITY SERVICES** AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry’s premier provider of highly trained security personnel to many industries including commercial real estate, higher education, healthcare, residential communities, chemical/petrochemical, government, manufacturing and distribution, financial institutions, and shopping centers. AlliedBarton provi...
University of Colorado Aurora, CO, 80041
• Provide outpatient substance abuse treatment services to clients, including treatment plans, group and family counseling, and monitoring urine testing results. • Develops individual treatment plan with client input • Documents and completes individual and group progress notes • Ensures accuracy and compliance with regulatory agencies in accordance with agency policies and timeframes • Comp...
Delta Career Education Wyomissing, PA, 19610
Overview: The Criminal Justice Instructor (Substitute) is responsible for providing students with the skills and knowledge necessary to gain employment in their training field when the regularly assigned Instructor is unable to be in attendance. The Instructor Substitute is responsible for maintaining professional competence, for keeping personal knowledge current, for participating in department...
Delta Career Education Allentown, PA, 18101
Overview: The adjunct Criminal Justice Instructor is responsible for providing and sustaining an effective learning environment for every student through well- prepared classes, relevant assignments, fair and holistic assessment of learning, clear documentation and feedback on student progress, and support of academic success for all students. The Instructor is responsible for maintenance of prof...
State of Alaska Juneau, AK, 99801
Job Description Benefits Supplemental Questions The Juneau Probation Office is currently recruiting for one Criminal Justice Technician I/II position. This is a Criminal Justice Technician (CJT) I flex II, Range 12/14, and is in the general government bargaining unit. The applicant appointed to this position is eligible to flex to a CJT II after 12 months and the completion of flexible staffin...
College of Lake County Grayslake, IL, 60030
Posting Detail Information Job Title Instructor, Criminal Justice Posting Number F00086 Position Title Instructor, Criminal Justice Department Social Sciences Division Position Type Full-Time Faculty Job Summary The position has a focus on criminal law and will be involved in the instruction of first and second year college level courses to a diverse student body during daytime, evenin...
Position yourself at the forefront of the education revolution. • Are you interested in helping to make a long-term impact on the future of students and their families? • Are you an individual who embraces taking on significant ownership and responsibility from the day you begin a new job? • Are you looking for a role where the demands are high but so is the job satisfaction? If you answered Y...
Corinthian Colleges Inc. Colorado Springs, CO, 80928
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 and demonstra...
The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Mercy College is seeking candidates for a full-time Tenure Track Associate Professor to serve as the Program Director for Criminal Justice. Applicants must have a PhD in Criminal Justice or Criminology. Prior experience as a Program Director is strongly preferred. Candidates with a specialization in Forensics, Corrections, Policing or Comparative/Int...
Clackamas Community College Oregon City, OR, 97045
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions This is a part-time faculty pool for available assignments during the academic year. Applications are considered throughout the academic year and reviewed based on department need. Should a review of your application result in the intent to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email for an interview. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Requires...
Kaplan, Inc. Bakersfield, CA
Position yourself at the forefront of the education revolution. • Are you interested in helping to make a long-term impact on the future of students and their families? • Are you an individual who embraces taking on significant ownership and responsibility from the day you begin a new job? • Are you looking for a role where the demands are high but so is the job satisfaction? If you answered Y...
Kaplan, Inc. Palm Springs, CA
Position yourself at the forefront of the education revolution. • Are you interested in helping to make a long-term impact on the future of students and their families? • Are you an individual who embraces taking on significant ownership and responsibility from the day you begin a new job? • Are you looking for a role where the demands are high but so is the job satisfaction? If you answered Y...
Kaplan, Inc. El Paso, TX
Please note this position will be blended (on-line & on-ground) in and successful candidates will reside in the El Paso, TX area. For Program: Required Master's degree in Criminal Justice or related field. Also seeking candidates with Composition and Math degrees/experience. Position requires the flexibility to be in classroom one week day (Monday-Thursday) between the hours of 11:30 a.m - 1:...
Georgia Military College Columbus, GA, 31914
The Columbus campus of Georgia Military College is now hiring adjunct professors in the following discipline: Criminal Justice Applicant must hold a Masters degree with 18 graduate semester hours or 30 quarter hours in the teaching discipline. Teaching experience is highly preferred. Applicant must be willing to teach day, evening, and/or weekend courses. Contracts are for 8 weeks; renewable upo...
Florida International University Miami, FL, 33196
Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. Its colleges and schools offer more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU is worlds ahead in its local and global engagement, finding solutions to the most challengin...
AlliedBarton Security Services West Chester, PA, 19388
**Overview:** **ABOUT ALLIEDBARTON SECURITY SERVICES** AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry’s premier provider of highly trained security personnel to many industries including commercial real estate, higher education, healthcare, residential communities, chemical/petrochemical, government, manufacturing and distribution, financial institutions, and shopping centers. AlliedBarton provi...

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Criminal Investigator

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