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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Laredo, Wichita Falls and Sherman
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tyler, Dallas and Houston
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and San Antonio

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Dallas, San Angelo and Houston

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More Texas 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
Abilene
Doctorate
4,675
Alvin
Associate
4,169
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
Lufkin
Associate
4,677
San Angelo
Masters
6,239
Austin
Associate
33,508
Brenham
Associate
14,589
Lake Jackson
Bachelor
3,753
Lancaster
Associate
4,834
Killeen
Associate
21,532
Cisco
Associate
3,365
Clarendon
Associate
1,126
Beeville
Associate
3,196
Plano
Associate
20,143
Texas City
Associate
3,521
Austin
Masters
1,832
Dallas
Doctorate
5,244
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
Mesquite
Associate
10,653
Dallas
Associate
6,680
El Paso
Associate
25,023
Galveston
Associate
2,044
Denison
Associate
3,811
Abilene
Doctorate
2,435
Hillsboro
Associate
3,556
Houston
Associate
43,518
Big Spring
Associate
3,329
Brownwood
Masters
1,386
Austin
Bachelor
768
Hawkins
Bachelor
712
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Beaumont
Associate
2,590
Orange
Associate
2,005
Port Arthur
Associate
2,325
Laredo
Associate
7,831
Baytown
Associate
5,856
The Woodlands
Associate
39,756
Lubbock
Masters
1,960
Waco
Associate
8,079
Midland
Bachelor
5,739
Wichita Falls
Masters
6,027
Dallas
Associate
7,009
Corsicana
Associate
7,560
Gainesville
Associate
7,590
Mount Pleasant
Associate
1,010
San Antonio
Associate
10,329
Odessa
Associate
4,580
San Antonio
Doctorate
2,608
San Antonio
Associate
7,662
Paris
Associate
4,343
Prairie View
Doctorate
8,382
Austin
Masters
5,317
Huntsville
Doctorate
16,496
San Antonio
Associate
19,819
Pasadena
Associate
23,805
Levelland
Associate
6,602
McAllen
Bachelor
19,827
Uvalde
Associate
4,716
Keene
Masters
890
San Antonio
Associate
9,256
Nacogdoches
Doctorate
11,607
Alpine
Masters
2,717
Stephenville
Doctorate
9,460
Fort Worth
Associate
37,948
Temple
Associate
4,787
Texarkana
Associate
4,439
Laredo
Doctorate
5,179
Commerce
Doctorate
8,813
Corpus Christi
Doctorate
8,563
Kingsville
Doctorate
6,567
Texarkana
Masters
1,656
Fort Worth
Masters
8,668
Houston
Doctorate
9,540
San Marcos
Doctorate
28,121
Denton
Doctorate
12,168
Arlington
Doctorate
24,889
Brownsville
Doctorate
17,215
Richardson
Doctorate
14,556
El Paso
Doctorate
20,154
San Antonio
Doctorate
28,533
Tyler
Doctorate
6,137
Odessa
Masters
3,559
Edinburg
Doctorate
17,435
Athens
Associate
5,046
Tyler
Associate
8,217
Houston
Doctorate
7,522
Houston
Masters
11,793
Victoria
Masters
2,784
Belton
Doctorate
2,651
Denton
Doctorate
34,710
Vernon
Associate
2,808
Victoria
Associate
4,002
Plainview
Masters
5,899
Weatherford
Associate
4,544
Canyon
Doctorate
7,502
Snyder
Associate
1,844
Wharton
Associate
5,892

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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
Abilene 390 $58,600
Amarillo 720 $59,050
Austin 3870 $68,010
Round Rock 3870 $68,010
Houston 15800 $62,610
The Woodlands 15800 $62,610
Sugar Land 15800 $62,610
Beaumont 940 $59,690
Port Arthur 940 $59,690
Brownsville 1000 $46,460
Harlingen 1000 $46,460
College Station 590 $55,050
Bryan 590 $55,050
Corpus Christi 810 $55,530
Dallas 15780 $64,250
Fort Worth 15780 $64,250
Arlington 15780 $64,250
El Paso 1910 $62,010
San Angelo 370 $48,950
San Antonio 4830 $55,610
New Braunfels 4830 $55,610
Laredo 820 $64,870
Longview 500 $46,880
Lubbock 700 $55,950
McAllen 1410 $46,220
Edinburg 1410 $46,220
Mission 1410 $46,220
Midland 280 $52,340
Killeen 970 $50,570
Temple 970 $50,570
Odessa 230 $55,070
Sherman 250 $51,970
Denison 250 $51,970
Tyler 520 $51,900
Victoria 230 $46,260
Waco 710 $44,350
Wichita Falls 310 $47,700

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