Criminal Justice Jobs, Careers and Salaries in New York

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

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 8,110
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $30.41
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $63,250
  • New York State Employment: 580
  • New York State Hourly Mean Wage: $34.81
  • New York State Annual Mean Wage: $72,400
Bailiffs
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 17,140
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $19.35
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $40,240
  • New York State Employment: 4,120
  • New York State Hourly Mean Wage: $26.05
  • New York State Annual Mean Wage: $54,180
Correctional Officers and Jailers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 455,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.49
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $42,610
  • New York State Employment: 34,860
  • New York State Hourly Mean Wage: $25.77
  • New York State Annual Mean Wage: $53,600
Court Reporters
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 3,172,420
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.07
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $41,740
  • New York State Employment: 1,460
  • New York State Hourly Mean Wage: $38.90
  • New York State Annual Mean Wage: $80,920
Criminal Investigators and Detectives
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 110,380
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $31.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $65,860
  • New York State Employment: 9,200
  • New York State Hourly Mean Wage: $32.95
  • New York State Annual Mean Wage: $68,530
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
  • New York State Employment: 4,030
  • New York State Hourly Mean Wage: $34.98
  • New York State Annual Mean Wage: $72,760
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
  • New York State Employment: 12,520
  • New York State Hourly Mean Wage: $42.76
  • New York State Annual Mean Wage: $88,940
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 26,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $49.99
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $103,990
  • New York State Employment: 3,400
  • New York State Hourly Mean Wage: $59.15
  • New York State Annual Mean Wage: $123,040
Law Clerks
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 32,630
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.17
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $41,960
  • New York State Employment: 1,720
  • New York State Hourly Mean Wage: $21.34
  • New York State Annual Mean Wage: $44,400
Lawyers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 556,790
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $62.03
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $129,020
  • New York State Employment: 66,880
  • New York State Hourly Mean Wage: $73.42
  • New York State Annual Mean Wage: $152,710
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 246,810
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $24.08
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $50,080
  • New York State Employment: 25,760
  • New York State Hourly Mean Wage: $28.91
  • New York State Annual Mean Wage: $60,140
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
  • New York State Employment: 54,480
  • New York State Hourly Mean Wage: $28.93
  • New York State Annual Mean Wage: $60,180
Private Investigators and Detectives
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 31,250
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $22.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $47,130
  • New York State Employment: 1,020
  • New York State Hourly Mean Wage: $23.74
  • New York State Annual Mean Wage: $49,390


Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics




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