Criminal Justice Jobs, Careers and Salaries in Michigan

Interested in launching a criminal justice career in Michigan? Explore some of the best criminal justice, law enforcement and crime-fighting jobs in the state.

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 13,140
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $42.13
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $87,620
  • Michigan State Employment: 370
  • Michigan State Hourly Mean Wage: $47.03
  • Michigan State Annual Mean Wage: $97,830
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 8,110
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $30.41
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $63,250
  • Michigan State Employment: 270
  • Michigan State Hourly Mean Wage: $29.93
  • Michigan State Annual Mean Wage: $62,250
Bailiffs
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 17,140
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $19.35
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $40,240
  • Michigan State Employment: 350
  • Michigan State Hourly Mean Wage: $19.64
  • Michigan State Annual Mean Wage: $40,860
Correctional Officers and Jailers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 455,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.49
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $42,610
  • Michigan State Employment: 11,690
  • Michigan State Hourly Mean Wage: $23.83
  • Michigan State Annual Mean Wage: $49,560
Court Reporters
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 3,172,420
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.07
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $41,740
  • Michigan State Employment: 460
  • Michigan State Hourly Mean Wage: $22.14
  • Michigan State Annual Mean Wage: $46,060
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 110,380
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $31.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $65,860
  • Michigan State Employment: 1,790
  • Michigan State Hourly Mean Wage: $33.64
  • Michigan State Annual Mean Wage: $69,970
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 45,540
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $28.76
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $59,810
  • Michigan State Employment: 1,560
  • Michigan State Hourly Mean Wage: $27.39
  • Michigan State Annual Mean Wage: $56,970
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 99,900
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $37.78
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $78,580
  • Michigan State Employment: 2,810
  • Michigan State Hourly Mean Wage: $34.57
  • Michigan State Annual Mean Wage: $71,900
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 26,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $49.99
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $103,990
  • Michigan State Employment: 700
  • Michigan State Hourly Mean Wage: $43.84
  • Michigan State Annual Mean Wage: $91,190
Law Clerks
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 32,630
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.17
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $41,960
  • Michigan State Employment: 570
  • Michigan State Hourly Mean Wage: $19.93
  • Michigan State Annual Mean Wage: $41,460
Lawyers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 556,790
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $62.03
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $129,020
  • Michigan State Employment: 13,290
  • Michigan State Hourly Mean Wage: $54.77
  • Michigan State Annual Mean Wage: $113,930
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 246,810
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $24.08
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $50,080
  • Michigan State Employment: 5,050
  • Michigan State Hourly Mean Wage: $23.47
  • Michigan State Annual Mean Wage: $48,810
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 641,590
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $26.53
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $55,180
  • Michigan State Employment: 16,410
  • Michigan State Hourly Mean Wage: $24.65
  • Michigan State Annual Mean Wage: $51,270
Private Investigators and Detectives
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 31,250
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $22.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $47,130
  • Michigan State Employment: 670
  • Michigan State Hourly Mean Wage: $21.20
  • Michigan State Annual Mean Wage: $44,100


Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics



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