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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in South Dakota

196 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

Gender Distribution

In South Dakota, a criminal justice major is more popular with men than with women.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in SD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of criminal justice majors in South Dakota is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Black or African American: 11.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 70.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 10.2%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in SD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in South Dakota

There are 10,860 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. SD

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in South Dakota

A typical salary for a criminal justice grad in the state is $64,100, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in SD

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Forensic Science Technicians 33% $51,740
Information Security Analysts 29% $91,050
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 25% $0
Financial Examiners 11% $79,750
Accountants and Auditors 10% $62,270
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 7% $38,550
Managers 5% $98,480
Computer Workers 5% $80,720
Emergency Management Directors 0% $45,150

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