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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sioux City, Waterloo and Ames
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dubuque, Des Moines and Iowa City
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Des Moines, Ames and Cedar Rapids

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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
Davenport
Doctorate
37,494
Iowa City
Doctorate
32,011
Ankeny
Associates
22,446
Cedar Rapids
Associates
14,233
Cedar Falls
Doctorate
11,905
Fort Dodge
Associates
5,712
Sioux City
Associates
5,660
Waterloo
Associates
5,532
Fayette
Masters
4,758
Ottumwa
Associates
4,366
Davenport
Doctorate
3,184
Mason City
Associates
3,023
West Burlington
Associates
2,844
Dubuque
Doctorate
2,294
Lamoni
Doctorate
2,233
Forest City
Masters
2,227
Estherville
Associates
2,122
Storm Lake
Masters
2,114
Marshalltown
Associates
2,006
Des Moines
Masters
1,971
Cedar Rapids
Masters
1,886
Indianola
Masters
1,608
Dubuque
Masters
1,524
Sioux Center
Masters
1,522
Oskaloosa
Masters
1,487
Sioux City
Doctorate
1,316
Iowa Falls
Associates
846
Urbandale
Doctorate
837
Mount Pleasant
Bachelors
521
Cedar Rapids
Doctorate
489
Cedar Falls
Doctorate
277
Mason City
Doctorate
212

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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
AmesN/A $59,380
Waterloo-Cedar Falls270 $53,520
Iowa City210 $59,720
Cedar RapidsN/A $59,230
Des Moines-West Des Moines900 $64,670
Dubuque140 $59,490

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