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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Georgia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hinesville, Athens and Brunswick
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dalton, Augusta and Atlanta
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Atlanta, Augusta and Savannah

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Georgia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Atlanta, Athens and Savannah

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More Georgia Police Patrol Officers Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Tifton
Bachelor
3,665
Albany
Masters
4,033
Albany
Associate
2,770
Jesup
Associate
840
Cuthbert
Associate
271
Jasper
Associate
998
Savannah
Masters
6,848
Athens
Associate
4,041
Augusta
Masters
6,588
Augusta
Associate
4,516
Bainbridge
Associate
2,661
Gainesville
Masters
2,883
Macon
Associate
5,233
Marietta
Associate
6,264
Atlanta
Doctorate
4,271
Morrow
Masters
6,043
Brunswick
Associate
2,942
Columbus
Masters
7,593
Rome
Associate
2,628
Dalton
Bachelor
4,532
Clarkston
Associate
3,819
Fitzgerald
Associate
1,356
Thomaston
Associate
886
Fort Valley
Masters
2,562
Milledgeville
Masters
6,249
Union City
Associate
457
Martinez
Associate
1,110
Columbus
Associate
186
Milledgeville
Associate
1,286
Valdosta
Associate
881
Warner Robins
Associate
841
Statesboro
Doctorate
16,841
Americus
Masters
2,405
Atlanta
Doctorate & First Professional
27,134
Griffin
Associate
4,032
Lawrenceville
Associate
4,789
Dublin
Associate
1,560
Kennesaw
Masters
20,607
Oakwood
Associate
3,303
Macon
Bachelor
6,464
Macon
Doctorate
7,308
Warner Robins
Associate
2,851
Moultrie
Associate
2,160
Dahlonega
Masters
5,227
Clarkesville
Associate
1,964
Rock Spring
Associate
2,275
Statesboro
Associate
1,921
Waycross
Associate
1,550
Augusta
Bachelor
917
Demorest
Masters
2,283
Waleska
Masters
1,028
Savannah
Associate
4,159
Americus
Associate
1,853
Vidalia
Associate
920
Thomasville
Associate
1,408
Swainsboro
Associate
664
Thomasville
Masters
725
Athens
Doctorate & First Professional
33,831
Carrollton
Doctorate
10,677
Valdosta
Doctorate
11,280
Valdosta
Associate
2,391
Waco
Associate
3,530
LaGrange
Associate
1,755

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Georgia. 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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Athens-Clarke County 530 $41,620
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell 12840 $44,670
Albany 490 $35,200
Brunswick 320 $42,060
Dalton 320 $38,200
Gainesville 300 $41,910
Hinesville 180 $41,940
Macon 640 $36,460
Rome 410 $35,730
Savannah 1170 $40,840
Valdosta 310 $34,290
Warner Robins 340 $41,460

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