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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Alabama

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Auburn, Decatur and Tuscaloosa
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Huntsville, Mobile and Birmingham
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Birmingham, Montgomery and Mobile

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Alabama

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Huntsville, Tuscaloosa and Birmingham

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More Alabama Police Patrol Officers Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Tuscaloosa
Doctorate
37,663
Auburn
Doctorate
28,290
Orange Beach
Doctorate
21,442
Troy
Doctorate
17,855
Mobile
Doctorate
16,443
Tanner
Associates
9,900
Birmingham
Associates
8,938
Jacksonville
Doctorate
8,514
Florence
Masters
7,333
Normal
Doctorate
5,859
Hanceville
Associates
5,445
Montgomery
Doctorate
5,318
Montgomery
Doctorate
4,878
Wadley
Associates
4,683
Dothan
Associates
4,543
Muscle Shoals
Associates
3,752
Montgomery
Doctorate
3,319
Birmingham
Associates
3,128
Athens
Masters
3,063
Rainsville
Associates
2,613
Birmingham
Masters
1,995
Fairfield
Bachelors
1,820
Selma
Associates
1,618
Phenix City
Associates
1,528
Montgomery
Bachelors
1,148
Birmingham
Masters
854
Talladega
Bachelors
675
Montgomery
Doctorate
597
Montgomery
Doctorate
517
Birmingham
Masters
499
Huntsville
Bachelors
438
Selma
Bachelors
340
Marion
Bachelors
327
Birmingham
Masters
44

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Auburn-Opelika170 $41,450
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville220 $40,010
Mobile840 $38,130
Montgomery1030 $46,140
Tuscaloosa630 $52,870
Huntsville800 $49,020
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley350 $48,890
Decatur330 N/A
Dothan360 $39,960
Birmingham-Hoover3080 $49,990
Florence-Muscle Shoals220 $39,840
Gadsden210 $35,800

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