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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2016
growing 7%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
declining 7.76%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
growing 5.28%
Average Wage
growing 3.18%
People in Workforce
growing 5.42%
Average Employee Age
declining 0.41%


Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Criminal Justice - Police Science and the types of students that study this field. American River College awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Greene County Vocational School District and Medina County Career Center have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Criminal Justice - Police Science. Tuition costs for Criminal Justice - Police Science majors are, on average, $4,280 for in-state public colleges, and $23,162 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Criminal Justice - Police Science programs are Public, 2-year institutions.


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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Protective Services graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Justice, public order, & safety activities is the industry that employs the most Protective Services majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Protective Services majors, by average wage, is Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing.


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Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Protective Services in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Protective Services is 39.2, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Protective Services degrees, and White students earn the majority (18,318) of the degrees.

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Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Criminal Justice - Police Science field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Criminal Justice - Police Science majors need many skills, but most especially Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Criminal Justice - Police Science majors need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Negotiation, and Social Perceptiveness.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Criminal Justice - Police Science majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Operation and Control is very distinctive for majors, but the Active Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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