Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

The majority of Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers in the United States — slightly more than half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $30K to $83K per year, and the median is $52K annually. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers making up 50 percent of survey respondents. Most have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$34,658 - $82,767
$35K
$54K
$83K
MEDIAN: $54,220
10%
50%
90%

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$11.74 - $48.00
$12
$18
$48
MEDIAN: $17.84
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50%
90%

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$0$84K
Salary $34,658 - $82,767
Bonus $352.00
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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$30,789 - $84,708
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $11.74 - $48.00
Overtime $37.00
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $352.00
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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$30,789 - $84,708
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary

Postsecondary teachers of criminal justice and law enforcement work in college/university settings and provide lectures and exercises with related material. They are usually provided with course guidelines which adhere to state and national requirements; however, they also develop their own lesson plans.

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Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary Tasks

  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Teach material from approved curriculum and develop daily lesson plans to include instructional aids.
  • 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.

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary Job Listings

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

Pay by Experience for a Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary has a positive trend. An entry-level Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 11 salaries. A Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$52,000

Experienced
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼15%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 17%