Criminal Justice Jobs, Careers and Salaries in Florida

Interested in launching a criminal justice career in Florida? 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
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 8,110
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $30.41
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $63,250
  • Florida State Employment: N/A
  • Florida State Hourly Mean Wage: $21.97
  • Florida State Annual Mean Wage: $45,690
Bailiffs
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 17,140
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $19.35
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $40,240
  • Florida State Employment: 1,220
  • Florida State Hourly Mean Wage: $21.94
  • Florida State Annual Mean Wage: $45,640
Correctional Officers and Jailers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 455,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.49
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $42,610
  • Florida State Employment: 35,360
  • Florida State Hourly Mean Wage: $18.78
  • Florida State Annual Mean Wage: $39,060
Court Reporters
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 3,172,420
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.07
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $41,740
  • Florida State Employment: 1,640
  • Florida State Hourly Mean Wage: $15.78
  • Florida State Annual Mean Wage: $32,830
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 110,380
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $31.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $65,860
  • Florida State Employment: 7,440
  • Florida State Hourly Mean Wage: $30.75
  • Florida State Annual Mean Wage: $63,960
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
  • Florida State Employment: 2,310
  • Florida State Hourly Mean Wage: $27.93
  • Florida State Annual Mean Wage: $58,090
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
  • Florida State Employment: 5,010
  • Florida State Hourly Mean Wage: $36.22
  • Florida State Annual Mean Wage: $75,340
Fish and Game Wardens
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 7,530
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $26.42
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $54,950
  • Florida State Employment: 400
  • Florida State Hourly Mean Wage: $18.94
  • Florida State Annual Mean Wage: $39,400
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 26,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $49.99
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $103,990
  • Florida State Employment: 250
  • Florida State Hourly Mean Wage: $50.75
  • Florida State Annual Mean Wage: $105,550
Law Clerks
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 32,630
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.17
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $41,960
  • Florida State Employment: 2,000
  • Florida State Hourly Mean Wage: $17.01
  • Florida State Annual Mean Wage: $35,370
Lawyers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 556,790
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $62.03
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $129,020
  • Florida State Employment: 38,740
  • Florida State Hourly Mean Wage: $54.51
  • Florida State Annual Mean Wage: $113,380
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 246,810
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $24.08
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $50,080
  • Florida State Employment: 19,860
  • Florida State Hourly Mean Wage: $22.05
  • Florida State Annual Mean Wage: $45,870
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
  • Florida State Employment: 35,520
  • Florida State Hourly Mean Wage: $25.95
  • Florida State Annual Mean Wage: $53,970
Private Investigators and Detectives
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 31,250
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $22.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $47,130
  • Florida State Employment: 3,220
  • Florida State Hourly Mean Wage: $22.35
  • Florida State Annual Mean Wage: $46,490


Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics



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