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Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers Salary Guide 2021

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers Salary

Salary

$65.5K

Growth

7%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers Make in 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $38,420 $48,950 $65,540 $86,880 $109,040
Hourly Wage $18.47 $23.54 $31.51 $41.77 $52.42

How Much Do Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers Make in 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$38,420
$48,950
$65,540
$86,880
$109,040
Hourly Wage
$18.47
$23.54
$31.51
$41.77
$52.42

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers Job Description

Maintain order and protect life and property by enforcing local, tribal, state, or federal laws and ordinances. Perform a combination of the following duties: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts. Includes police officers working at educational institutions.

Also known as:

Deputy, Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff (Generalist)-Bailiff, Law Enforcement Officer, Patrol Officer, Peace Officer, Police Officer, Police Patrol Officer, Public Safety Officer, State Trooper

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers Job Outlook

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 671,200 719,800 7% 57,600

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers Job Outlook

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
671,200
719,800
7%
57,600