With an overall population of 136,924 and a student population of 16,514, approximately 12,217 of Salem students attend one of Salem's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Salem's largest criminal justice school is Chemeketa Community College. In 2010, Chemeketa Community College graduated approximately 47 students with credentials in criminal justice.
A reported 50 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Salem in 2010. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Salem was $3,510 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Salem.
If you plan on staying in Salem after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Salem, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are average. There were 7,830 criminal justice professionals working in Oregon and 600 working in the greater Salem area in 2010. Salem's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Salem is $23,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.