Criminal Justice Jobs, Careers and Salaries in Ohio

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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
  • Ohio State Employment: 710
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $37.85
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $78,740
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 8,110
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $30.41
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $63,250
  • Ohio State Employment: 180
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $31.21
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $64,920
Bailiffs
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 17,140
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $19.35
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $40,240
  • Ohio State Employment: 1,410
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $18.54
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $38,550
Correctional Officers and Jailers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 455,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.49
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $42,610
  • Ohio State Employment: 13,460
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $18.79
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $39,080
Court Reporters
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 3,174,420
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.07
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $41,740
  • Ohio State Employment: 590
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $24.39
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $50,730
Criminal Investigators and Detectives
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 110,380
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $31.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $65,860
  • Ohio State Employment: 2,700
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $3,087
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $64,220
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
  • Ohio State Employment: 1,180
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $27.46
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $57,120
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
  • Ohio State Employment: 3,000
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $34.40
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $71,550
Fish and Game Wardens
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 7,530
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $26.42
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $54,950
  • Ohio State Employment: 190
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $24.22
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $50,380
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 26,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $49.99
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $103,990
  • Ohio State Employment: 2,400
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $41.85
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $87,050
Law Clerks
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 32,630
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.17
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $41,960
  • Ohio State Employment: 1,460
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $17.18
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $35,740
Lawyers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 556,790
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $62.03
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $129,020
  • Ohio State Employment: 14,960
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $50.73
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $105,520
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 246,810
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $24.08
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $50,080
  • Ohio State Employment: 6,200
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $21.25
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $44,200
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
  • Ohio State Employment: 24,380
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $25.11
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $52,240
Private Investigators and Detectives
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 31,250
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $22.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $47,130
  • Ohio State Employment: 1,270
  • Ohio State Hourly Mean Wage: $21.03
  • Ohio State Annual Mean Wage: $43,740


Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics



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