Criminal Justice Jobs, Careers and Salaries in Maine

Interested in launching a criminal justice career in Maine? 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
  • Maine State Employment: 120
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: $29.69
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: $61,760
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 8,110
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $30.41
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $63,250
  • Maine State Employment: 60
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: $25.32
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: $52,670
Bailiffs
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 17,140
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $19.35
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $40,240
  • Maine State Employment: 90
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: $14.27
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: $29,670
Correctional Officers and Jailers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 455,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.49
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $42,610
  • Maine State Employment: 1,150
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: $16.24
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: $33,780
Court Reporters
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 3,172,420
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.07
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $41,740
  • Maine State Employment: 110
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: N/A
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: N/A
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 110,380
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $31.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $65,860
  • Maine State Employment: 570
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: $26.46
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: $55,040
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
  • Maine State Employment: 130
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: $20.69
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: $43,030
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
  • Maine State Employment: 330
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: $29.35
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: $61,050
Fish and Game Wardens
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 7,530
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $26.42
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $54,950
  • Maine State Employment: 130
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: $19.55
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: $40,660
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 26,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $49.99
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $103,990
  • Maine State Employment: 80
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: $53.57
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: $111,440
Law Clerks
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 32,630
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.17
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $41,960
  • Maine State Employment: 60
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: $24.7
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: $51,380
Lawyers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 556,790
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $62.03
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $129,020
  • Maine State Employment: 1,940
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: $45.01
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: $93,620
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 246,810
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $24.08
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $50,080
  • Maine State Employment: 1,160
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: $20.1
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: $41,820
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
  • Maine State Employment: 2,060
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: $19.51
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: $40,570
Private Investigators and Detectives
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 31,250
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $22.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $47,130
  • Maine State Employment: 170
  • Maine State Hourly Mean Wage: $17.95
  • Maine State Annual Mean Wage: $37,330


Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics



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