Patrol Officer

Patrol Officer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$38,000
$22,000
Min 10%
$38,000
Median 50%
$65,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Burlingame, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.2 years
How much does a patrol officer make?
The national average salary for a Patrol Officer in the United States is $38,330 per year or $18.43 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $22,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $65,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Patrol Officers are Hospitality companies and Real Estate companies. States with the highest Patrol Officer salaries include California, Alaska, Hawaii, Nevada, and Washington. The typical employment for a Patrol Officer is 4.2 years.

Average Patrol Officer Salary By Company

Patrol Officer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Hospitality companies and Real Estate companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah and Walden Security are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Kansas City Kansas Public Schools or Stearns County, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Patrol Officers.

Average Patrol Officer Salary By Location

As a Patrol Officer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $38,330 per year or $18.43 per hour. Burlingame, CA reports the highest Patrol Officer salaries at $59,656 per year. The Burlingame, CA average entry-level salary for Patrol Officers is $24,000. Some of the states with the best Patrol Officer salaries are California, Alaska, Hawaii, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, and Florida. Louisiana, Kentucky, and Oklahoma have the lowest Patrol Officer salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Burlingame, CA
$59,656
2
Fort Myers, FL
$43,494
3
Boulder, CO
$40,824
4
Bloomington, IL
$38,110
5
Washington, DC
$37,913

Average Patrol Officer Pay By Industry

Wages for Patrol Officers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Technology companies, Professional companies, and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest salaries for Patrol Officers. Technology companies pay their Patrol Officers the highest wages, averaging $40,189 per year. Professional companies and Non Profits companies pay well too, at $38,929 and $38,784, respectively. The average salary for Patrol Officers in the Finance industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $37,328.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Technology
$40,189
2
Professional
$38,929
3
Non Profits
$38,784
4
Hospitality
$38,359
5
Finance
$37,328

Recently Added Patrol Officer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Apex3 Security
Patrol Officer
01/31/2020
$43,827
Sunstates Security
Patrol Officer
01/29/2020
$27,131
Signal88 Security of Delaware and Baltimore
Patrol Officer
01/29/2020
$25,002
01/29/2020
$48,270
Signal 88 of Fort Myers
Patrol Officer
01/22/2020
$22,957
Signal 88 Security of Tulsa
Patrol Officer
01/21/2020
$22,957
Signal 88 Security of San Diego
Patrol Officer
01/21/2020
$28,175
Signal 88 Security of Memphis
Patrol Officer
01/18/2020
$27,131
Signal 88 Security of Edmond Oklahoma
Patrol Officer
01/18/2020
$23,479
Advantage Security
Patrol Officer
01/18/2020
$34,018
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