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Highest Paying Industries for Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers

The top 23 highest paying industries for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $70,240, colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned is the highest paying industry for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers. It is followed by local government, including schools and hospitals industry (average annual salary $61,950). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 23 Highest Paying Industries for Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$70,240
660
2 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$61,950
5,140
3 Educational Services - Local government owned
$61,950
5,140
4 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$61,510
n/a
5 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$60,940
4,470
6 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$59,270
7,000
7 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$57,850
11,320
8 Educational Services
$57,250
14,810
9 Junior colleges - Privately owned
$56,440
350
10 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$56,060
7,620
11 Educational Services - State government owned
$55,560
6,090
12 State government, including schools and hospitals
$55,450
6,180
13 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$54,990
3,080
14 Educational Services - Privately owned
$54,880
3,580
15 Junior colleges - State government owned
$52,100
2,800
16 Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$50,880
70
17 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$50,880
70
18 Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$48,810
30
19 Technical and Trade Schools
$48,200
100
20 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$47,900
60
21 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$45,130
80
22 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$45,130
80
23 Federal, State, and Local Government
$45,130
80
See also: Highest paying cities for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers.