Average Criminologist Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Criminologist is $55,000

Base Salary
$33k - $85k
$3k - $9k
Total Pay
$32k - $84k
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What Do Criminologists Do?

Criminologist Tasks
  • Research social justice and criminal issues.
  • Report on findings and advise policy makers.
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FAQs About Criminologists

What is the highest pay for Criminologists?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Criminologist is $85k / year

What is the lowest pay for Criminologists?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Criminologist is $33k / year

How can Criminologists increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Criminologist is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Criminologist that oversees more junior Criminologists, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.