Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2020
1,793
declining 10.1%
Median In-State​
Public Tuition
$5,186
declining 11.1%
Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition
$30,000
growing 4.02%
Average Wage
$67,162
growing 3.27%
People in Workforce
1.11M
growing 3.69%
Average Employee Age
39.5
growing 0.424%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services degree recipients are Webster Groves, MO, Miami, FL, and Richmond, VA. The locations with a relatively high number of Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services degree recipients are Buzzards Bay, MA, Altamont, OR, and Tiffin, OH. The most common degree awarded to students studying Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services is a bachelors degree.

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Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services and the types of students that study this field. N/A awards the most degrees in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services in the US, but Charlie's Guard-Detective Bureau and Academy Inc and Forrest College have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services.

Tuition costs for Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services majors are, on average, $5,186 for in-state public colleges, and $30,000 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions (34 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 4-year or above (899 completions).

Institutions

N/A
Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services, is Public, 4-year or above (899 completions).

The following chart shows the share of universities that offer Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services programs, by the total number of completions, colored and grouped by their sector.

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$5,186
Median In-State Public
$30,000
Median Out of State Private

N/A has the most Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services degree recipients, with N/A degrees awarded in N/A.

The following bar chart shows the state tuition for the top 5 institutions with the most degrees awarded in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, Charlie's Guard-Detective Bureau and Academy Inc has the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services, with 37.5%.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest number of degrees awarded in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services by year.

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest growth in degrees awarded for Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services.

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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Protective Services graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Protective Services majors is $67,162 and the most common occupations are Police officers, Other managers, and Security guards & gaming surveillance officers.

The industry that employs the most Protective Services majors is Justice, public order, & safety activities , though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Miscellaneous nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing.

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services is from the 2 Digit Course Protective Services.
$67,162
Average Wage in Workforce
± $1,353
3.27%
1 Year Growth
± 2.75%

The average salary for Protective Services majors is $67,162 and the most common occupations are Police officers, Other managers, and Security guards & gaming surveillance officers.

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Highest Paying Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services is from the 2 Digit Course Protective Services.

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States colored by the average salary of Protective Services majors.

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Most Common

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The most common occupations Protective Services majors, by number of employees, are Police officers, Other managers, and Security guards & gaming surveillance officers.

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Most Specialized

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Highest Paid

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The highest paid occupations by median income for Protective Services majors are Physicians, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators.

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Occupations by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services is from the 2 Digit Course Protective Services.
1.11M
2020 Workforce
± 25,717
3.69%
1 Year Growth
± 3.2%

The number of Protective Services graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.69%, from 1.07M in 2019 to 1.11M in 2020.

The largest single share of Protective Services graduates go on to work as Police officers (11.3%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Protective Services by share of the total number of graduates.

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Most Common

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The most common industries that employ Protective Services majors, by number of employees, are Justice, public order, & safety activities , Elementary & secondary schools, and Legal services.

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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services is from the 2 Digit Course Protective Services.
1.11M
2020 Workforce
± 25,717
3.69%
1 Year Growth
± 3.2%

The number of Protective Services graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.69%, from 1.07M in 2019 to 1.11M in 2020.

The industry which employs the most Protective Services graduates by share is Justice, public order, & safety activities , followed by Elementary & secondary schools. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Protective Services.

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Specialty Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services is from the 2 Digit Course Protective Services.

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Protective Services majors.

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Demographic information for those who earn a degree in Protective Services in the United States.

The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Protective Services is 39.5.

The most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelors Degree. Male employees are more likely to hold Protective Services degrees, and White students are the most common race/ethnicty group awarded degrees in Protective Services (1,005 students).

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services is from the 2 Digit Course Protective Services.
39.5
Average Age in 2020
± 0.271 Years
0.424%
1 Year Change
± 0.975%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Protective Services. The most common ages of employees with this major are 27 and 28 years old, which represent 3.82% and 3.48% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Associates Degree.

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Workforce Degrees

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services is from the 2 Digit Course Protective Services.

The most common degree types held by the working population in Protective Services are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Professional degree.

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Sex Imbalance for Common Institutions

Male (64.2%)
Most Common Sex with a Degree in this Field

This chart shows the granted degrees by sex at the N/A institutions that graduate the most students in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services.

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,005 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    294 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    214 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Sex Combination
  1. White Male
    293 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    120 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    75 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by sex for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services. White Male students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and sex.

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Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services is from the 2 Digit Course Protective Services.
Most Common Countries of Origin
  1. Mexico
    12,393 degree recipients
  2. India
    4,213 degree recipients
  3. Dominican Republic
    3,335 degree recipients
High Relative Number of Students
  1. Caribbean, Not Specified
    8.74 times more than expected
  2. American Samoa
    4.54 times more than expected
  3. Saudi Arabia
    3.93 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in Caribbean, Not Specified that hold Protective Services degrees (8.74 times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is Mexico (12,393 degree recipients).

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