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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Orlando
Doctorate
64,088
Miami
Bachelors
55,206
Miami
Doctorate
55,003
Gainesville
Doctorate
52,367
Orlando
Bachelors
44,515
Fort Lauderdale
Bachelors
43,700
Tampa
Doctorate
42,861
Tallahassee
Doctorate
41,173
Boca Raton
Doctorate
30,541
Lake Worth
Bachelors
30,520
Clearwater
Bachelors
30,028
Tampa
Associates
27,061
Jacksonville
Bachelors
24,078
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate
21,625
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate
19,688
Fort Pierce
Bachelors
18,244
Sanford
Bachelors
17,706
Coral Gables
Doctorate
16,744
Fort Myers
Bachelors
16,627
Cocoa
Bachelors
15,825
Jacksonville
Doctorate
15,762
Gainesville
Bachelors
15,404
Fort Myers
Doctorate
14,821
Saint Leo
Doctorate
14,649
Pensacola
Doctorate
12,966
Daytona Beach
Bachelors
12,706
Tallahassee
Bachelors
12,200
New Port Richey
Bachelors
11,822
Winter Haven
Bachelors
11,364
Bradenton
Bachelors
10,480
Pensacola
Bachelors
9,643
Tallahassee
Doctorate
9,619
Tampa
Masters
8,232
Ocala
Masters
7,902
Miami
Doctorate
7,404
Ocala
Bachelors
7,375
Palatka
Bachelors
7,114
Lakeland
Doctorate
5,804
Niceville
Bachelors
5,761
Panama City
Bachelors
5,483
Orlando
Bachelors
4,753
St. Petersburg
Masters
4,702
Miami Gardens
Doctorate
4,662
Leesburg
Bachelors
4,613
Hialeah
Masters
3,251
Lake City
Bachelors
3,197
Jacksonville
Bachelors
3,062
Lakeland
Doctorate
2,977
Boca Raton
Doctorate
2,842
Avon Park
Bachelors
2,722
Saint Augustine
Masters
2,621
Tampa
Masters
2,340
Gainesville
Bachelors
2,240
Marianna
Bachelors
2,231
Sarasota
Masters
2,068
Naples
Masters
1,636
North Miami
Bachelors
1,561
Miramar
Masters
1,373
Miami Gardens
Masters
1,339
Madison
Associates
1,324
Orlando
Masters
1,323
Fort Myers
Bachelors
1,015
Key West
Associates
1,013
Tampa
Doctorate
918
Kissimmee
N/A
900
Sarasota
N/A
885
Bradenton
N/A
829
Fort Myers
N/A
736
Babson Park
Masters
712
Eustis
N/A
643
Pensacola
N/A
539
Winter Park
Masters
525
Tampa
Doctorate
495
Sarasota
Doctorate
463
Orange Park
Associates
425
Gainesville
Bachelors
393
Inverness
N/A
288
Miami
Bachelors
266
Chipley
N/A
241
Lake Mary
Bachelors
241
Pompano Beach
Masters
220
Tampa
Masters
214
Jacksonville
Masters
31
Tampa
Bachelors
0

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.

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
Lakeland-Winter Haven670 $48,790
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach13440 $71,380
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island710 $62,800
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton1240 $60,380
Ocala580 $47,970
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford4300 $54,180
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville1160 $48,000
Panama City430 $39,790
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent870 $42,850
Port St. Lucie530 $58,500
Punta Gorda340 $54,360
Sebastian-Vero Beach250 $52,380
Sebring180 $44,770
Tallahassee840 $
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater5180 $55,890
The Villages150 $42,940
Jacksonville2760 $51,610
Cape Coral-Fort Myers1130 $50,100
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin460 $42,310
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach990 $43,160
Gainesville600 $44,700

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