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Summary Report for:
33-3051.00 - Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

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.

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33-3051.01    Police Patrol Officers
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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages (2017) $29.35 hourly, $61,050 annual
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Employment (2016) 684,000 employees
Projected growth (2016-2026) Average (5% to 9%) Average (5% to 9%)
Projected job openings (2016-2026) 49,500
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