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Patrol Captain Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about patrol captain demographics? We analyzed 142 patrol captains resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Patrol Captain Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as patrol captains. Keep reading to find out what the results for patrol captains were.

Patrol Captain Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among patrol captains is White, which makes up 71.7% of all patrol captains. Comparatively, there are 12.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.8% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 71.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 12.8%
  • Black or African American, 10.8%
  • Unknown, 2.2%
  • Asian, 1.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.9%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Patrol Captains

Job Title
  • Spanish, 100.0%

Most Common Degree for Patrol Captain

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for patrol captains. The most common degree for patrol captains is bachelor's degree. In fact, 41% of patrol captains earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 10% and rounding it off is master's degree with 9%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 41%
  • Associate degree, 10%
  • Masters degree, 9%
  • High School Diploma degree, 7%
  • Other Degrees, 33%

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Patrol Captain Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among patrol captains.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Patrol Captain Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the patrol captain position over time.

Male
Female
90%
88%
85%
83%
80%
78%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Patrol Captain Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of patrol captains changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of patrol captains based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Patrol Captain

By looking over 142 patrol captains resumes, we figured out that the average patrol captain enjoys staying at their job for 11+ years for a percentage of 28%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Patrol Captain Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of patrol captain employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of patrol captains is 40+ years old, which represents 81% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Patrol Captains with Other Job Titles

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Patrol Captain87%10%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Patrol Captain
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Patrol Captains with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to patrol captains.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Security10.87%
Correction Officer10.98%
Natural Resource Officer12.15%
Plant Protection Supervisor13.71%
Deputy Fire Chief18.44%
Patrol Captain21.80%
Correctional Sergeant And USE Of Force Coordinator23.75%

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How Much Do Women Make Compared To Men As Patrol Captain?

male-income
Male Income
$81,746
female-income
Female Income
$74,124

Patrol Captain Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Hispanic or Latino men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$92,474
$89,115
$85,755
$82,395
$79,035
$75,675
$72,316
$68,956
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Patrol Captain Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$79,081
Some College/ Associate Degree$85,755
Bachelor's Degree$94,493
Master's Degree$104,748

Patrol Captain Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$112,549
$104,748
$96,947
$89,146
$81,346
$73,545
$65,744
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

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Patrol Captain Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ patrol captains. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most patrol captains is the non profits industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire patrol captains.

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< 50 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Patrol Captain Work In

Employees with the patrol captain job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most patrol captains prefer to work at private companies over government companies.

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Public

Government

Private

Education

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ patrol captains. Those industries include non profits, finance and manufacturing.

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Non Profits

Finance

Manufacturing

Technology

Utilities