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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

Annual Earnings
National 657,690 1.0 $59,680Explore the national job market for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

data source:Bureau of Labor Statistics

Top job markets for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers ranked by
concentration (left) and median earnings (right):

Metro areas with populations over 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
New Orleans, LA 1.6
Hampton Roads, VA 1.3
Birmingham, AL 1.3
Memphis, TN 1.2
Chicago Metro Area 1.2
Metro Area Median Earnings
San Jose, CA $118,920
SF Metro Area $105,230
LA Metro Area $100,390
Sacramento, CA $94,950
Inland Empire, CA $92,320

Metro areas with populations of 500,000 to 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Columbia, SC 1.7
Worcester, MA 1.6
El Paso, TX 1.4
Jackson, MS 1.4
McAllen, TX 1.3
Metro Area Median Earnings
Santa Rosa, CA $110,410
Oxnard, CA $109,450
Modesto, CA $78,940
Lancaster, PA $73,850
Spokane, WA $73,800

Metro areas with populations of 200,000 to 500,000

Metro Area Location Quotient
Laredo, TX 1.9
Brownsville, TX 1.6
Fayetteville, NC 1.6
Killeen, TX 1.5
Columbus, GA 1.5
Metro Area Median Earnings
Vallejo, CA $106,350
Santa Cruz, CA $105,270
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA $96,850
Atlantic City, NJ $88,860
San Luis Obispo, CA $87,870

National - Job Listings

DC Metropolitan Police Department - Washington,DC
Police Officers This job is located in Washington, DC. ...Join the Metropolitan Police Department.... Full Description

Fairfax County Government - Fairfax,VA
Patrols designated area utilizing police vehicle. ...Successful completion of police recruit training.... Full Description

George Mason University - Fairfax,VA
Information DepartmentUniversity PoliceAlternate Department Description Department of Police and Public Safety Criminal Background CheckStandard Backg... Full Description

Adventist HealthCare - Rockville,MD
Must possess Maryland Driver's License Must qualify for a Maryland Special Police Commission (Clean Criminal History required) Description of Working ... Full Description

Army National Guard - Westlake,MD
31B Military Police - Police Officer Job ID: 1055094 Job Views: 18 Location: SALISBURY, Maryland, United States ZIP Code: 21801 Job Category: Military... Full Description

MedStar Health - Olney,MD
HIPAA polices on Confidentiality .... Full Description

Controlled F.O.R.C.E. - Merrifield,VA
Must have one (1) year of experience as a security guard, police officer, military or a combination of education, training or work experience which pr... Full Description

Unisys - Reston,VA
Contracting skills - a key duty is to draft and carefully review high value contracts to guarantee compliance with company polices and local, state, a... Full Description

Mommy Jobs Online - Ashburn,VA
The most successful candidates will have experience transcribing for a law enforcement agency (police department, sheriffs department, etc.), court re... Full Description

Virginia Hospital Center - Arlington,VA
Must have a clean police and driving record since this will be valet parking patient and visitor vehicles.... Full Description

Job Openings

DC Metropolitan Police Department - Washington,DC
Fairfax County Government - Fairfax,VA
George Mason University - Fairfax,VA
Adventist HealthCare - Rockville,MD
Army National Guard - Westlake,MD
MedStar Health - Olney,MD