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From Globe Education Network, a look at some of the jobs you can get with a criminal justice degree. And who's hiring. For more information on Criminal Justice Degrees visit: http://www.msbcollege.edu/degree-programs/legal-science/criminal-justice/what-can-you-do-with-criminal-justice-degree/

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  • What Jobs Can You Get in Criminal Justice? And whos hiring?
  • Job: Probation officer What they do Monitor and work with offenders to help them remain law-abiding citizens.
  • Job: Probation officer Who hires? State corrections departments are the primary employers of probation officers. Other positions are available through the U.S. Department of Justice. Sources: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Community-and-Social-Service/Probation-officers-and-correctional-treatment-specialists.htm#tab-4 http://www.probationofficeredu.org/
  • Job: Probation officer Salary The median salary in 2012 for probation officers was $48,190. The bottom 10 percent of those in the profession earned less than $31,590, while the top 10 percent earned more than $83,410. Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Community-and-Social-Service/Probation-officers-and-correctional-treatment-specialists.htm#tab-4
  • Job: Probation officer Career outlook The probation officer field is expected to lose 900 jobs through 2022, a 1 percent drop from 2012. Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Community-and-Social-Service/Probation-officers-and-correctional-treatment-specialists.htm#tab-4
  • Job: Probation officer Education A bachelors degree is usually required for those who want to become probation officers. Some short-term on-the-job training is generally provided. Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Community-and-Social-Service/Probation-officers-and-correctional-treatment-specialists.htm#tab-4
  • Job: Forensic science technician What they do Analyze evidence related to criminal investigations and test items (evidence or weapons) to determine their significance to a case. Sources: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/forensic-science-technicians.htm http://www.legal-criminal-justice-schools.com/Criminal-Justice-Degrees/Forensic-Science-Technicians.html
  • Job: Forensic science technician Who hires Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies hire forensic science technicians, as do private labs, hospitals and universities. Some in the field work as consultants. Sources: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/forensic-science-technicians.htm http://www.legal-criminal-justice-schools.com/Criminal-Justice-Degrees/Forensic-Science-Technicians.html
  • Job: Forensic science technician Salary The median 2012 salary for forensic science technicians was $52,840. The bottom 10 percent earned less than $32,200, while the top 10 percent earned more than $85,210. Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/forensic-science-technicians.htm
  • Job: Forensic science technician Career outlook The forensic science technician field is expected to grow by 6 percent through 2022, slower than the average for all professions. Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/forensic-science-technicians.htm
  • Job: Forensic science technician Education The career typically requires a bachelors degree, and employers generally provide on-the-job training. Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/forensic-science-technicians.htm
  • Job: Private detective What they do Investigate. Whether its online or in the field, private detectives find information and analyze data related to legal, personal or financial matters. The work can include background checks, surveillance, finding missing people and more.
  • Job: Private detective Who hires Law firms, corporations, private citizens, insurance companies and others. About 20 percent of private detectives were selfemployed in 2012. Sources: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Protective-Service/Private-detectives-and-investigators.htm http://www.pinow.com/resources/private-investigation-faqs
  • Job: Private detective Salary The 2012 median salary for private detectives was $45,740. The bottom 10 percent earned less than $32,200 and the top 10 percent earned more than $85,210 Sources: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Protective-Service/Private-detectives-and-investigators.htm
  • Job: Private detective Career outlook The field is expected to grow 11 percent through 2022, average growth compared to the figure for all professions. Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Protective-Service/Private-detectives-and-investigators.htm
  • Job: Private detective Education The entry-level education for private detective is a high school diploma or equivalent. Private detectives generally need some experience in law enforcement and most states require them to have a license. Sources: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Protective-Service/Private-detectives-and-investigators.htm
  • Job: Security guard What they do Patrol and monitor buildings and their grounds to prevent theft and other illegal activity or violations.
  • Job: Security guard Who hires Office buildings, casinos, retail stores, banks, hotels, hospitals, governments, stadiums, bars, schools and universities, museums and more. Sources: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/protective-service/security-guards.htm http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes339032.htm
  • Job: Security guard Salary The 2012 median salary for security guards was $23,970. The bottom 10 percent earned less than $17,390 and the top 10 percent earned more than $42,490. Sources: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/protective-service/security-guards.htm http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes339032.htm
  • Job: Security guard Career outlook The field is expected to grow 12 percent through 2022, as fast as the average for all other professions. Sources: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/protective-service/security-guards.htm http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes339032.htm
  • Job: Security guard Education The entry-level education for security guards is a high school diploma or equivalent, though some employers prefer to hire candidates with a degree. Sources: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/protective-service/security-guards.htm http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes339032.htm
  • Job: Corrections officer What they do Oversee, in a variety of capacities, those who are in jail or prison.
  • Job: Corrections officer Who hires State and federal prisons, sheriffs offices, local and private correctional facilities. Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Protective-Service/Correctional-officers.htm#tab-4
  • Job: Corrections officer Salary The 2012 median salary for corrections officers was $23,970. The bottom 10 percent earned less than $27,000 and the top 10 percent earned more than $69,610. Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Protective-Service/Correctional-officers.htm#tab-4
  • Job: Corrections officer Career outlook The field is expected to grow 5 percent through 2022, slower than the average for all professions. Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Protective-Service/Correctional-officers.htm#tab-4
  • Job: Corrections officer Education High school diploma or equivalent, though many employers require college coursework. Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Protective-Service/Correctional-officers.htm#tab-4
  • Job: Fish and game warden What they do Investigate violations to hunting and fishing rules, patrol assigned areas and compile data on wildlife. Sources: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes333031.htm#nat http://www.recruiter.com/careers/fish-and-game-wardens/outlook/
  • Job: Fish and game warden Who hires State and federal agencies. (There are no private-sector jobs for fish and game wardens.) Sources: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes333031.htm#nat http://www.recruiter.com/careers/fish-and-game-wardens/outlook/
  • Job: Fish and game warden Salary The 2012 median salary for fish and game wardens was $48,070. The bottom 10 percent earned less than $31,870 and the top 10 percent earned more than $70,750. Sources: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes333031.htm#nat http://www.recruiter.com/careers/fish-and-game-wardens/outlook/
  • Job: Fish and game warden Career outlook An additional 1,760 new jobs were expected to be added by 2018. (The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics does not provide data.) Sources: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes333031.htm#nat http://www.recruiter.com/careers/fish-and-game-wardens/out