By: Andrea Brinkley
Average salary for a criminologists is $78,810
In order to be a criminologist, you must at least have a Bachelor's degree. Most criminologist have a degree in psychology, sociology, or Criminology.
- Junior or assistant Criminologists
- Chief Criminologists
The job outlook for this field is expected to grow by 15% from 2012-2022. This job will always be in demand because it involves crime.
- Police officer
- Prison officer
- Social worker
- Youth worker
Being able to do math and statistics, view gruesome scenes, work with people, and good with technology are all skills needed to be a criminologist.
- Over time you will develop a sharp mind.
- Criminologists help prevent crime which helps the society.
- Your work isn't repetitive; you get to do different things.
- The academic training is difficult
- There's strong competition
- You have to work long hours