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Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

Earnings for Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers in the United States come in at around $48K per year on average. Compensation ranges between $33K and $98K per year. While some workers in this profession — around one in five — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 63 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,380 - $82,102
(Median)
$33K
$48K
$82K
MEDIAN: $47,815
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50%
90%

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$11.85 - $45.62
(Median)
$12
$25
$46
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$33,380 - $82,102  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $97,871  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,060 - $97,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$11.85 - $45.62  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $98.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $97,871  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,060 - $97,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Job Description for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary

  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as criminal law, defensive policing, and investigation techniques.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Teach material from approved curriculum and develop daily lesson plans to include instructional aids.

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Pay by Experience Level for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $44K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $44K. Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $57K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 21%
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