With an overall population of 26,705 and a student population of 3,381, approximately 3,314 of Watertown students attend one of Watertown's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Watertown, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Jefferson Community College. In 2010, approximately 43 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Jefferson Community College.
In 2010, 43 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Watertown's criminal justice schools. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Watertown was $3,694 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,150 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Watertown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 37,040 criminal justice professionals in New York. Of these criminal justice professionals, 4,060 were working in the greater Watertown area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Watertown will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Watertown is $57,950 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.