Criminal Justice Jobs, Careers and Salaries in Alaska

Interested in launching a criminal justice career in Alaska? 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
  • Alaska State Employment: 50
  • Alaska State Hourly Mean Wage: $40.29
  • Alaska State Annual Mean Wage: $83,790
Correctional Officers and Jailers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 455,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.49
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $42,610
  • Alaska State Employment: 1,090
  • Alaska State Hourly Mean Wage: $23.71
  • Alaska State Annual Mean Wage: $49,310
Criminal Investigators and Detectives
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 110,380
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $31.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $65,860
  • Alaska State Employment: 110
  • Alaska State Hourly Mean Wage: $35.91
  • Alaska State Annual Mean Wage: $74,690
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
  • Alaska State Employment: 70
  • Alaska State Hourly Mean Wage: $35.76
  • Alaska State Annual Mean Wage: $74,370
  • 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
    • Alaska State Employment: 290
    • Alaska State Hourly Mean Wage: $39.58
    • Alaska State Annual Mean Wage: $81,230
    Lawyers
    • Professionals employed nationwide: 556,790
    • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $62.03
    • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $129,020
    • Alaska State Employment: 960
    • Alaska State Hourly Mean Wage: $50.47
    • Alaska State Annual Mean Wage: $104,970
    Paralegals and Legal Assistants
    • Professionals employed nationwide: 246,810
    • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $24.08
    • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $50,080
    • Alaska State Employment: 670
    • Alaska State Hourly Mean Wage: $25.31
    • Alaska State Annual Mean Wage: $52,640
    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
    • Alaska State Employment: 1,200
    • Alaska State Hourly Mean Wage: $29.66
    • Alaska State Annual Mean Wage: $61,700
    Private Investigators and Detectives
    • Professionals employed nationwide: 31,250
    • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $22.66
    • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $47,130
    • Alaska State Employment: 100
    • Alaska State Hourly Mean Wage: $28.68
    • Alaska State Annual Mean Wage: $59,650


    Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics



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