Criminologist

Criminologist

Criminologists study and analyse the justice system, complex crimes, and the criminals who commit them. The average salary of a Criminologist is $83,571 per annum.

It is the responsibility of a Criminologist to understand the impact of these crimes on society and contribute to policy-making.

Salary range
Average salary $73,241
salary range
$83,571
$73,241
$98,928
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
3% by 2020
3%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Criminologist are:
NSW
NSW 22.8%
VIC
VIC 37.2%
QLD
QLD 10.8%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Criminologist are:
  • Analytical ability
  • Personal integrity
  • Interested in welfare and human behaviour
  • Interested in working with disadvantaged groups
Source: myfuture.edu.au
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