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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Port St. Lucie, Pensacola and Panama City
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tampa, Orlando and Sarasota
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Miami, Tampa and Orlando

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Fort Lauderdale, Miami and West Palm Beach

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More Florida Police Patrol Officers Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Miami
Doctorate
8,733
Cocoa
Associate
14,496
Fort Lauderdale
Associate
31,730
Ocala
Associate
6,210
Marianna
Bachelor
2,144
Daytona Beach
Bachelor
13,675
Fort Myers
Bachelor
11,369
Jacksonville
Bachelor
811
Tallahassee
Masters & First Professional
11,562
Boca Raton
Doctorate
26,193
Jacksonville
Bachelor
24,939
Fort Myers
Doctorate
9,339
Key West
Associate
1,012
Miami Gardens
Masters
1,750
Hialeah
Bachelor
2,158
Lakeland
Masters
2,295
Tallahassee
Doctorate & First Professional
40,555
Panama City
Associate
5,758
Tampa
Associate
22,621
Naples
Masters
1,699
Fort Pierce
Bachelor
14,932
North Miami
Bachelor
1,955
Lake City
Associate
2,849
Leesburg
Associate
3,904
Boca Raton
Doctorate
2,549
Bradenton
Associate
9,869
Miami
Bachelor
54,094
Madison
Associate
1,291
Niceville
Bachelor
7,043
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate & First Professional
27,518
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
New Port Richey
Associate
8,065
Pensacola
Associate
10,728
Winter Haven
Associate
7,757
Palatka
Associate
5,111
Saint Leo
Masters
13,788
Miami Gardens
Doctorate & First Professional
2,407
Gainesville
Associate
14,824
Sanford
Associate
12,745
Avon Park
Associate
2,787
Lakeland
Masters
3,069
Clearwater
Bachelor
25,450
Tallahassee
Associate
13,776
Tampa
Masters
5,628
Pensacola
Doctorate
10,358
Orlando
Doctorate
48,398
Gainesville
Doctorate & First Professional
51,725
Coral Gables
Doctorate
15,449
Jacksonville
Doctorate
16,406
Tampa
Doctorate & First Professional
44,870
Orlando
Associate
32,870
Pensacola
Associate
243

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Police Patrol Officers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Police Patrol Officers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Gainesville 650 $45,830
Jacksonville 2810 $52,020
Cape Coral 1260 $46,030
Fort Myers 1260 $46,030
Crestview 340 $37,440
Fort Walton Beach 340 $37,440
Destin 340 $37,440
Deltona 1020 $38,830
Daytona Beach 1020 $38,830
Ormond Beach 1020 $38,830
Orlando 4410 $47,940
Kissimmee 4410 $47,940
Sanford 4410 $47,940
Palm Bay 1050 $44,120
Melbourne 1050 $44,120
Titusville 1050 $44,120
Panama City 530 $39,120
Pensacola 950 $38,240
Ferry Pass 950 $38,240
Brent 950 $38,240
Port St. Lucie 590 $53,360
Punta Gorda 340 $49,960
Lakeland 880 $47,820
Winter Haven 880 $47,820
Miami 14670 $72,180
Fort Lauderdale 14670 $72,180
West Palm Beach 14670 $72,180
Naples 740 $57,830
Immokalee 740 $57,830
Marco Island 740 $57,830
North Port 1330 $56,870
Sarasota 1330 $56,870
Bradenton 1330 $56,870
Ocala 360 $43,480
Sebastian 250 $45,900
Vero Beach 250 $45,900
Sebring 180 $43,840
Tallahassee 1020 $46,630
Tampa 5090 $53,150
St. Petersburg 5090 $53,150
Clearwater 5090 $53,150
The Villages 150 $39,780

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