Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers

What Do Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers Do?

Some of the job responsibilities of Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers are listed below, they:

  • Plan and prepare teaching methodologies / course materials
  • Teach and train students about criminal laws, investigation techniques, law enforcement, administration, and more
  • Give classroom assignments, theories, practical information, etc.
  • Evaluate / grade students via class room discussions, tests / exams, practical work and more
  • Conduct research

Why Become a Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher?

Some of the reasons are listed below, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • Their mean annual salary was $64,460 in 2015
  • There were 14,560 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers in 2015 and their demand is likely to increase in the near future
  • Industries that paid the highest for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers (post secondary) and their mean annual wage are listed below:
    • Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools-$67,160
    • Junior Colleges-$62,150
    • State Government (OES Designation)-$52,110
    • Business Schools and Computer and Management Training-51,880
    • Technical and Trade Schools-$49,310
  • States that paid the highest for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers (post secondary) and their mean annual wage are listed below:
    • Rhode Island-$103,740
    • Virginia-$88,130
    • California-$83,860
    • Illinois-$76,510
    • District of Columbia-$76,370