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
13 12 -1 -7.13% 0 1 1 $45.00 $93,591 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.
Forecast Data Source: EMSI (2nd Quarter 2019)