CareerGPS

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
Summary Occupational Forecast Data for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
Employment Employment Change Average Annual Job Openings Wage & Training Levels
2018 2023 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Training Levels
8 6 -1 -18.77% 0 0 0 $46.30 $96,312 High school diploma or equivalent
Description: Maintain order, enforce laws and ordinances, and protect life and property in an assigned patrol district. Perform combination of following duties: patrol a specific area on foot or in a vehicle; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.
Staffing Pattern Data Forecast Data Source: EMSI (2nd Quarter 2018)