The average salary for a Criminologist is $44,361.
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Job Description for Criminologist
A criminologist is a specialized analyst or scientist who is particularly interested in learning about what causes criminal behavior in society. Typically, these persons work for large law enforcement entities, government agencies, or social psychology labs at universities or similar institutions. The criminologist is an investigator of sorts, just not in individual crimes. Rather, he or she seeks to discover how and why criminals behave the way they do in an effort to aid police in their own in…Read more
- Research social justice and criminal issues.
- Report on findings and advise policy makers.
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Pay by Experience Level for Criminologist
An early career Criminologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,695 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Criminologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 7 salaries.
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