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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Johnstown, Philadelphia and Erie
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: York, Harrisburg and Lancaster
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Lancaster and Reading

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Programs
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation
  • AAS in Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • 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
  • AAS in Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
  • BS in Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs in 2015 by the U.S. News & World Report.
  • Admits students throughout the year with quarterly start dates in January, April, July, and September.
  • Provides faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments.
  • Offers associate and bachelor degree programs in business, design, health, plus certificate programs in practical nurse, medical assistant, and more.
  • Preparing students for professional and personal success since 1931.
  • $64 million in grants and scholarships provided during the 2015-2016 award year.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Earn your Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - 100% online
  • Courses include Introduction to Law Enforcement, Criminal Law and Procedures, and Criminology
  • Program focuses on theoretical and applied criminal justice, the role of law enforcement in the justice system, and more
  • South University brings over 115 years of achievement and tradition to a supportive, online classroom
Programs
  • Criminal Justice - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1897 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers a wide array of over 35 degree programs including business, medical, technology, and more.
  • Developed a Graduate Placement Strategy (GPS) that helps students prepare for careers with externships, help building a career portfolio, resume writing, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
  • Gives graduates access to career tools and networking resources for life.
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Sunbury
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  • Criminal Justice - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Committed to excellence in post-secondary education since 1982, with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Located in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, the main campus spans 63,500 square feet.
  • Offers programs in business, design, criminal justice, and more.
  • Gives several benefits to alumni including national discounts and career services.
  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Reading
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Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Let Regent Lead The Way
  • No matter your passion, you'll find your place at Regent! Choose from more than 95 areas of study in the subject areas employers demand.
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).
Programs
  • Criminal Justice

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Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.

More Pennsylvania 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
Reading
Masters
2,233
Glenside
Doctorate
3,592
Bloomsburg
Doctorate
8,745
Newtown
Associate
9,649
Butler
Associate
3,656
Radnor
Masters
3,108
California
Masters
8,206
Allentown
Masters
1,888
Philadelphia
Doctorate
2,062
Clarion
Masters
6,795
Pittsburgh
Associate
18,525
Monaca
Associate
3,194
Center Valley
Masters
2,898
Media
Associate
10,816
Doylestown
Masters
2,081
Philadelphia
Doctorate
20,682
Edinboro
Masters
7,686
Elizabethtown
Masters
2,360
Erie
Doctorate
4,134
Bryn Mawr
Associate
947
Harrisburg
Associate
9,774
Philadelphia
Masters
3,487
Immaculata
Doctorate
4,057
Indiana
Doctorate
14,018
Huntingdon
Bachelor
1,506
La Plume
Bachelor
1,796
Kutztown
Masters
10,295
Pittsburgh
Masters
1,499
Philadelphia
Doctorate
5,994
Scranton
Associate
1,502
Annville
Doctorate
1,936
Schnecksville
Associate
7,184
Lincoln University
Masters
2,449
Lock Haven
Masters
5,241
Nanticoke
Associate
6,323
Williamsport
Bachelor
1,429
Mansfield
Masters
3,338
Scranton
Doctorate
3,316
Erie
Masters
4,253
Grantham
Bachelor
2,837
Blue Bell
Associate
9,184
Cresson
Masters
1,595
Aston
Doctorate
3,084
Bethlehem
Associate
7,912
Johnstown
Associate
1,358
University Park
Doctorate
43,252
Abington
Bachelor
3,352
Altoona
Bachelor
4,034
Uniontown
Bachelor
1,119
Middletown
Doctorate
3,907
Schuylkill Haven
Bachelor
940
Lehman
Bachelor
697
Dunmore
Bachelor
1,347
Pittsburgh
Masters
3,591
Reading
Associate
4,682
Loretto
Doctorate
2,125
Philadelphia
Doctorate
7,542
Greensburg
Masters
1,991
Shippensburg
Masters
7,765
State College
Associate
661
Philadelphia
Doctorate & First Professional
34,696
Greenville
Bachelor
1,219
Philadelphia
Doctorate & First Professional
23,980
Bradford
Bachelor
1,407
Greensburg
Bachelor
1,777
Scranton
Doctorate
5,612
Wayne
Associate
181
Villanova
Doctorate & First Professional
10,470
West Chester
Masters
13,219
Youngwood
Associate
6,239
Chester
Doctorate
4,866
Wilkes-Barre
Doctorate
5,114
York
Masters
5,720

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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
Altoona 290 $43,360
Johnstown 360 $36,360
Chambersburg 220 $58,220
Waynesboro 220 $58,220
East Stroudsburg 260 $77,680
Erie 600 $74,670
Gettysburg 190 $77,280
Bloomsburg 160 $42,470
Berwick 160 $42,470
Harrisburg 1320 $66,140
Carlisle 1320 $66,140
Lancaster 620 $73,850
Lebanon 180 $62,050
Pittsburgh 5370 $58,210
Reading 660 $66,180
Scranton 1430 $48,970
Wilkes 1430 $48,970
Barre 1430 $48,970
Hazleton 1430 $48,970
State College 170 $74,590
Williamsport 210 $56,970
York 560 $62,060
Hanover 560 $62,060

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