A Career in Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Career

With a criminal justice degree, you have the opportunity to pursue a variety of careers. A few examples of average salaries for criminal justice and law enforcement jobs:

  • Police Officer – $58,000
  • Detective/Criminal Investigator – $80,000
  • Probation Officer/Correctional Treatment Specialist – $46,000

Professionals working in criminal justice work to ensure laws are being upheld. There are many different jobs within criminal justice, some of which include: law enforcement officers, CSI, probation and corrections, and many other. In order to become a criminal justice professional you must have physical and emotional stamina as you may be working in somewhat stressful situations.