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  • Compliance Deputy Lead

    Gridiron IT is seeking a Compliance Deputy Lead to support a federal program in Arlington, VA.
    $45k-89k yearly est.2d ago
  • 60B- Active Nuclear Med Officer

    THE ARMY HEALTH CARE ADVANTAGE As a member of the Army health care team, you'll receive benefits that you won't be able to get in a civilian career. Challenging Work Feel inspired with great case diversity and over 40,000 visits coming into the U.S. Army medical facilities and clinics around the world every day. See and study diseases that are not usually encountered in the private sector, and work on vaccines for viruses like Zika and COVID-19 that can have a global impact. Fewer Barriers Practice medicine with fewer limitations by treating patients not on their ability to pay, but by the treatment you see necessary. The U.S. Army Medical Department is one of the few places in the world where comprehensive patient care is the top priority. Serve a Purpose Enjoy the deep satisfaction of performing an important service for your country. Make not only a profound difference in the lives of Soldiers in the Army, but in the lives of their families, friends, and the general public. THE ARMY MEDICAL COMMAND IS COMPOSED OF SIX CORPS Each Medcom Corps has a specific function that works together as a team to maintain the U.S. Army's high standards in patient care. Caucasian female Anesthesiologist providing anesthesia to patient while Caucasian male general Surgeon performs surgery in hospital operating room. ARMY MEDICAL CORPS Contains over 40 specialties, from internal medicine and neurosurgery to pathology, anesthesiology, and psychiatry. Army Medical Corps physicians practice in three main areas: Operational Medicine Clinical Medicine Research Medicine ARMY MEDICAL JOBS Caucasian male SPC Lab Technician wearing OCP holding test tubes inside a medical office. MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS The Medical Service Corps is the most diverse branch of the U.S. Army. This Corps is home to medical administrative, scientific, and provider specialties, from direct patient care to management of the U.S. Army's health service system. Disciplines include: Behavioral Sciences Health Services Laboratory Sciences Optometry Pharmacy Podiatry Preventative Medicine MEDICAL SERVICE JOBS Male Physical Therapist wearing OCP training with a male soldier wearing APFU inside during the daytime. MEDICAL SPECIALIST CORPS The Medical Specialist Corps is home to four distinct specialties: Physical Therapists Occupational Therapists Clinical Dietitians Physician Assistants MEDICAL SPECIALIST JOBS Caucasian female CPT Veterinarian wearing OCP kneeling in Veterinary office with a dog. VETERINARY CORPS The Veterinary Corps conducts and oversees all Department of Defense veterinary service activities. Army Veterinary Corps Officers are responsible for preventing contagious and zoonotic diseases, providing care to military working dogs, caring for ceremonial horses, treating family pets, and even supporting Human-Animal Bond Programs at military hospitals. Veterinary Preventative Medicine Laboratory Animal Medicine Veterinary Pathology Veterinary Comparative Medicine Veterinary Clinical Medicine VETERINARY JOBS Emergency Medical Staff examining patient wearing OCP inside an Emergency Room. ARMY NURSE CORPS The Army Nurse Corps represents more than 11,000 Soldiers dedicated to providing high-tech, quality health care for military personnel, their families, and military retirees all over the world. They support humanitarian missions and respond to natural disasters, experiences unmatched as a civilian nurse. Army nurses choose one of five specialties: Critical Care Mental Health Perioperative Emergency Trauma Gynecology/Obstetrics ARMY NURSE JOBS Female Dental Specialist and Dentist holding dental equipment with patient indoors. ARMY DENTAL CORPS The Army Dental Corps teaches more residents than any other institution in the country. It maintains modern dental facilities both in the U.S. and abroad in diverse countries. The Army's Specialty Residency Programs produce graduates regularly scoring in the top 95th percentile. The Army Dental Corps is comprised of nine specialties: Comprehensive Dentistry Oral Surgery Maxillofacial Surgery Orthodontistry Prosthodontistry General Dentistry Oral Pathology Public Health ARMY DENTAL JOBS Caucasian male ROTC Cadet wearing graduation robe standing facing Major in dress blues and family outside during the day. WE'LL HELP PAY FOR YOUR EDUCATION The Army will fund medical school for those aspiring to serve. Through the U.S. Army's Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP), you can: Graduate from medical school debt-free Earn a $2,400+ monthly allowance Receive a $20,000 sign-on bonus HPSP & NURSE SCHOLARSHIPS
    $2.4k monthly60d+ ago
  • Data Protection Specialist

    Our client, an American Healthcare company that has one of the largest clinical laboratory networks in the world, is looking for a DLP Security Architect position. This is a 100% Remote Position. They are expanding and growing this team. This position is responsible for the protection of their sensitive data through monitoring, configuration, investigation, and response. A specialist in this position will be responsible for creating, testing, and implementing data discover and governance and protection strategies and policies. The specialist will be responsible for data discovery and classification software deployment and remediation. Essential Job Functions: Architect, engineer, develop, deploy, and administer Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solutions for the environment. *MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH TRELLIX formally known as McAfee* Support integration of DLP tools with existing solutions to enhance visibility of user activity across all of their services. Responsible for architecting, engineering, deploying, and administering the configurations and policies for DLP tools. Conduct data protections reviews and scanning for high value assets throughout the environment. Architect, engineer, develop, deploy, and administer Data Classification tools.
    $59k-92k yearly est.5d ago
  • Security Police Officer

    The Security Police Officer provides first response to emergencies; enforcing federal law and assimilated state law; conducting mobile patrols, inspections and searches; conducting traffic enforcement and traffic investigations; initiating an arrest Police Officer, Security, Officer, Police, Manufacturing
    $32k-41k yearly est.2d ago
  • Deputy I

    Function Performs difficult technical work for the Commissioner of the Revenue Office in one or more of the following areas: personal property taxes/ DMV (Department of Motor Vehicle) Select, business licenses and excise taxes, business personal pr Deputy, Property Tax, Real Estate, Accounting, Tax, Business
    $42k-55k yearly est.2d ago
  • Privacy Deputy Lead (Remote)

    Job Title Privacy Deputy Lead Position Overview The Privacy Deputy Lead will work as a part of the Privacy Program team in support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Information Assurance project. Job Description**This opportunity is contingent upon award** Company Summary Arlo Solutions (Arlo) is an information technology consulting services company that specializes in delivering technology solutions. Our reputation reflects the high quality of the talented Arlo Solutions team and the consultants working in partnership with our customers.
    $48k-102k yearly est.3d ago
  • 31B Military Police - Police Officer

    In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance. As a Military Police Officer for the Army National Guard, you'll do all of these things by protecting, defending, and upholding the law. Ask your Army National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.
    $27k-38k yearly est.16d ago
  • Police Officer

    You will serve as a Police Officer for the DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY.
    $36.1k-75.3k yearly60d+ ago
  • Police Officer - Virginia DCJS Certified

    This police officer position is responsible for providing security for college and personal property at the College through crime prevention activities, patrol, thorough investigation of all reported and suspected criminal activity, and through the enforcement of State laws. * Must qualify for Police Officer appointment under DCJS guidelines.
    $55k-73.2k yearly60d+ ago
  • Asset Protection Specialist

    They utilize tools to minimize loss to the Company, including but not limited to identifying incidents of theft and fraud, reviewing CCTV and exception reports, monitoring the store's physical security, auditing the Electronic Article Surveillance and driving a shrink elimination culture in the store. The Asset Protection Specialist must report any hazardous or unsafe condition to the Manager on Duty and carry out job responsibilities in a manner that minimizes the risk of injury to themselves, other associates, vendors, customers, and the Company. The Asset Protection Specialist is primarily responsible for preventing financial loss caused by theft and fraud and supporting safety and environmental program compliance in their assigned store/multiple stores.
    $34k-41k yearly est.60d ago
  • Loss Prevention Officer

    Complete a Loss Prevention shift summary/daily activity report. Location Washington Dulles Airport Marriott, 45020 Aviation Drive, Dulles, Virginia, United States VIEW ON MAP Complete incident reports to document all Security/Loss Prevention related incidents. Maintain confidentiality of all Security/Loss Prevention and property reports/documents; release information only to authorized individuals. Job Category Loss Prevention & Security
    $38k-63k yearly est.18d ago
  • Cleared Protection Specialist

    Amentum is hiring Protection Specialists, who will be assigned to a location in the Chantilly, Virginia area and will be responsible for the security and integrity of the assigned facilities.
    $74k-115k yearly est.18d ago
  • Police Officer I

    The Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD) is looking for individuals Opportunity to transfer VRS (Virginia Retirement System) into Fairfax County Retirement System (FCRS). to join our team to provide law enforcement and public safety services to the community in Fairfax County. Fairfax County possesses a stellar reputation nationally as the safest jurisdiction of our size among the top fifty major cities.
    $56.7k-97k yearly60d+ ago
  • Capability Support Office Deputy

    The deputy will help transform an existing program into a high-functioning delivery team. Additionally, the Deputy Program Manager will: ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. ECS is currently seeking a Deputy Program Manager to support the Capability Support Office (CSO) of the Army Integrated Personnel and Pay System (IPPS-A), the Army's #1 IT priority, at their program office in Crystal City, VA.
    $45k-78k yearly est.7d ago
  • Special Assets Professional

    Job DescriptionTitle: Distressed/Special Assets Expert Type: Full-Time, Exempt Location: Falls Church, VA Report To: Director of Acquisitions DESCRIPTION: Growing Real Estate Investment & Development firm is seeking to hire long term Distressed/Special Assets Expert to join their real estate holding company.
    $46k-95k yearly est.27d ago
  • Protection Specialist

    Job DescriptionPersonal Protection Solutions is seeking well trained and qualified protection specialists, security guards, and private investigators in Washington, D.C. and throughout, Maryland, and Virginia. Requirements: Reliable Transportation/Communication Method Flexible Schedule Tactical, Business Casual, Business Professional Clothing Preferred Qualifications: 1 year experience (minimum) Prior Military/LE DCJS: Security Officer (Armed/Unarmed), Personal Protection Specialist (Armed/Unarmed), Advanced/Basic Handgun, Private Investigator VA Concealed Carry DC Security Guard DC PI MD PI MD Guard Card MD CCW Executive Protection Training Evasive/Defensive Drivers Training First Aid/CPR Company Description Personal Protection Solutions is a veteran owned and operated private security and investigations company. Founded by Christopher Quirk, our company was started in an effort to fill the gap of lacking customer service and professionalism in the industry. Mr. Quirk saw this gap and jumped into action, creating his own protection company which has grown from operating in one state to now ten states on the east coast and through the Midwest within less than 5 years. We are always looking to hire and gain new relationships with other security/investigations companies/individuals.Company DescriptionPersonal Protection Solutions is a veteran owned and operated private security and investigations company. Founded by Christopher Quirk, our company was started in an effort to fill the gap of lacking customer service and professionalism in the industry. Mr. Quirk saw this gap and jumped into action, creating his own protection company which has grown from operating in one state to now ten states on the east coast and through the Midwest within less than 5 years. We are always looking to hire and gain new relationships with other security/investigations companies/individuals.
    $75k-115k yearly est.15d ago
  • Asset Protection - Agent - Tysons Corner Center

    Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:
    $36k-44k yearly est.25d ago
  • Unarmed Security Officers /Northern VA

    Job DescriptionMMEDIATE HIRES NEEDED We are seeking reliable and experienced Unarmed Security Officers in Fairfax, VA area to become an integral part of our team.
    $15-17 hourly12d ago
  • Security Officer- Unarmed

    /Benefits: Here at Brosnan Risk Consultants, our culture encourages and supports diversity throughout the workplace!
    $27k-35k yearly est.4d ago
  • Lead Officer, Safety & Security - Armed

    At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary.
    $35k-46k yearly est.60d+ ago

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Average Salary For a Police Officer

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Police Officer is $52,638 per year or $25 per hour. The highest paying Police Officer jobs have a salary over $71,000 per year while the lowest paying Police Officer jobs pay $38,000 per year

Updated May 26, 2023
Average Police Officer Salary
$44,002 yearly
$25 hourly

5 Common Career Paths For a Police Officer

Security Officer

A security officer is responsible for maintaining the peace and safety of everyone by regularly patrolling and monitoring surveillance equipment within the assigned premises. Security officers' duties also include reporting suspicious behaviors, restricting trespassers and unauthorized personnel from entering the establishment, providing incident reports for policy violations, and adhering to the standard protocols and legal requirements set by the management. Security offers must also have excellent decision-making and critical-thinking skills and extensive knowledge of emergency drills in case any unfortunate circumstances arise.


A Sergeant is responsible for supervising a group of five or more Soldiers. Sergeants must oversee their daily activities, ensuring they are in proper disposition and are living under the conditions that adhere to the laws and regulations and training them according to the standards of the military. Furthermore, it is a Sergeant's responsibility to serve the public and report to the higher-ups, instill discipline to oneself, and serve as a role model to lower-ranked soldiers.

Police Sergeant

A Police Sergeant is responsible for supervising patrol officers and agents, as assigned. They oversee and assess the performance of subordinates, such as disciplinary actions, continued training, and counseling.


Criminal investigators play an essential role in criminal justice and law enforcement. Their job entails solving open cases that may take them weeks or even months to accomplish. Collecting evidence, interviewing witnesses, and arresting suspects are among their many tasks. They work at every level of criminal justice and law enforcement. For criminal investigators to succeed in their profession, they should have sound judgment, strong communication skills, ethical standards, physical fitness, and empathy. They also benefit from strong job prospects, in addition to an exciting and rewarding job.


An officer is responsible for managing the daily operations of the assigned area, ensuring its peace and security by monitoring and reporting unusual and suspicious activities. Officers are the ones enforcing strict safety protocols and procedures to maintain the order within the premises. They also coordinate with law enforcement agencies in conducting appropriate investigations for any violating cases. An officer must be highly-knowledgeable of the law policies, as well as possessing excellent leadership skills to manage the members under the officer's patrol.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Police Officer

Police Officer Jobs FAQs

Can A Police Officer Make 100k?

Yes, you can make $100,000 per year as a police officer. While possible, it is unlikely to earn over $100k as a police officer because even higher-paid positions do not typically earn more than $65,000 per year. The average annual salary for a police officer is $48,353.

Do Police Officers Get Paid Well?

Yes, police officers can get paid well. On average, they make $47,000 yearly (about $3,997 monthly or $23 hourly).

As most jobs go, factors like location and experience can determine your exact pay. On the lower end of the salary range, they can make about $35,000, typically for entry-level positions or low-paying states like Kansas and Missouri. On the higher end, they can earn more than $64,000.

Is It Hard To Get Hired As A Police Officer?

Yes, it can be hard to get hired as a police officer. Besides educational requirements, most police officers must graduate from their agency's training academy before completing a period of on-the-job training.

What Other Jobs Can Police Officers Do?

Police officers can do other jobs typically related to security and law enforcement for all local, state, and federal levels.

For example, they can be military police officers and deputies. They can also advance to higher positions after a certain period with good on-the-job performance along with a written exam such as becoming sergeants, lieutenants, and captains.

What Qualifications Do I Need To Be A Police Officer?

The qualifications you need to become a police officer are being a U.S. citizen, being at least 21 years old, having a high school diploma, and meeting the rigorous physical and personal qualification standards.

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