CRIMINAL JUSTICE

 
Employment Outlook
Police and Detectives

Employment of police and detectives is projected to grow 3 percent from 2021 to 2031. The continued need for public safety is expected to lead to new openings for officers, although demand may vary by location.

The median annual wage for police and detectives was $66,020 in 2021 (Occupational Outlook Handbook).

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

Employment of probation officers and correctional treatment specialists is projected to remain even from 2021-2031 with little turnover.

The median annual wage for probation officers and correctional treatment specialists was $60,250 in 2021 (Occupational Outlook Handbook).

 


 
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