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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Massachusetts

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Haverhill, Worcester and Barnstable
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Framingham, Boston and Leominster
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Boston, Springfield and Worcester

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Massachusetts

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Brockton, Worcester and Framingham

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  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Behavior Management Track

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person). The strong liberal arts foundation promotes an environment of open-minded investigation and debate and attends to developing students beyond their academic accomplishments, while maintaining high academic standards. The University strives to be recognized as the preeminent Catholic comprehensive university in the Northeast.

Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).

More Massachusetts Police Patrol Officers Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Springfield
Doctorate
2,678
Paxton
Masters
1,244
Worcester
Masters
2,872
Boston
Bachelor
354
Worcester
Bachelor
1,800
Pittsfield
Associate
2,267
Boston
Doctorate & First Professional
32,053
Bridgewater
Masters
9,934
Fall River
Associate
7,388
Boston
Associate
8,806
West Barnstable
Associate
4,299
Worcester
Doctorate
3,210
Milton
Masters
3,182
Franklin
Bachelor
1,302
Quincy
Masters
1,075
Beverly
Masters
3,710
Boston
Bachelor
1,225
Fitchburg
Masters
6,692
Greenfield
Associate
2,236
Holyoke
Associate
6,461
Newton
Masters
1,403
Swampscott
Associate
257
Wellesley Hills
Associate
5,018
Brockton
Associate
7,064
Bedford
Associate
8,124
Newton
Bachelor
1,429
Gardner
Associate
4,147
Dudley
Masters
1,477
Danvers
Associate
7,107
Boston
Doctorate & First Professional
24,434
Haverhill
Associate
6,526
Quincy
Associate
3,932
Worcester
Associate
6,654
Roxbury Crossing
Associate
2,398
Springfield
Associate
6,074
Easton
Bachelor
2,450
Boston
Doctorate
9,103
Boston
Doctorate
13,433
Lowell
Doctorate
11,635
Springfield
Doctorate
3,657
Westfield
Masters
5,392
Worcester
Masters
5,358

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Massachusetts. 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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Barnstable Town 530 $61,380
Leominster 300 $66,610
Gardner 300 $66,610
New Bedford 300 $64,440
Pittsfield 150 $57,750

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