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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

Arlington County (Virginia) Government - Arlington,VA
Information The Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) is seeking qualified Police Officers to join our team of over 460 employees who serve a dive... Full Description

National Security Agency (NSA) - Springfield,VA
ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: Police Officers ensure compliance with Federal laws and Agency rules and regulations pertaining to law enforcement work. ... U... Full Description

Perspecta - Arlington,VA
Some include Fraud Investigations, USPS Investigations, Police Officer/Detective, Federal/State/Local Investigator, Private Investigator, Investigativ... Full Description

Metropolitan Police Department of Washington DC - Washington,DC
Join the Metropolitan Police Department. Police Officers will perform the vital pub lic services of preserving the peace, protecting life and property... Full Description

PAE - Washington,DC
Responsible for the delivery of supplies to Superior Court Courthouse, 7 police districts and building 501 3rd street.... Full Description

Perspecta - Bethesda,MD
Ideal candidate will also possess: Experience working closely with national law enforcement organizations/associations, such as the International Asso... Full Description

Virginia Hospital Center - Arlington,VA
Must have a clean police record and have a valid state driver's license and present a current copy of driving record from the Division of Motor Vehicl... Full Description

Reed International - Ashburn,VA
Military experience (combat arms experience is preferable), OR police... Full Description

Chesterfield County Public Schools - Ashburn,VA
The documents may also be mailed or hand delivered to: Chesterfield County Public Schools Department of Human Resources 9900 Krause Road Chesterfield,... Full Description

Montgomery County Department of Police - Gaithersburg,MD
The Communications Specialist is responsible for delivering quality emergency communication services to the public, as well as providing accurate and ... Full Description

Job Openings

Arlington County (Virginia) Government - Arlington,VA
National Security Agency (NSA) - Springfield,VA
Perspecta - Arlington,VA
Metropolitan Police Department of Washington DC - Washington,DC
PAE - Washington,DC
Perspecta - Bethesda,MD