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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lake Charles, New Orleans and Monroe
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Alexandria, Lafayette and Baton Rouge
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Shreveport, Lafayette and New Orleans

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More Louisiana Police Patrol Officers Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2017-18, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
Lafayette
Doctorate
17,297
Hammond
Doctorate
14,285
Natchitoches
Doctorate
10,572
Monroe
Doctorate
9,181
Lake Charles
Masters
7,629
Bossier City
Associates
6,734
Lafayette
Associates
6,534
Baton Rouge
Doctorate
6,118
Shreveport
Doctorate
5,996
Grambling
Doctorate
5,191
Bogalusa
Associates
4,995
New Orleans
Doctorate
3,759
Alexandria
Bachelors
3,372
Lake Charles
Associates
3,347
Shreveport
Associates
3,088
New Orleans
Masters
2,546
Alexandria
Associates
2,453
New Orleans
Bachelors
1,290
Pineville
Masters
1,196
Monroe
Associates
591
Kenner
Masters
431
Lafayette
Associates
421
Shreveport
Bachelors
399
Shreveport
Associates
184
Baton Rouge
Associates
60
Baton Rouge
Masters
56

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

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

2018 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge2280 $43,740
Lake Charles330 $38,340
Hammond470 $32,920
Houma-Thibodaux270 $41,220
New Orleans-Metairie3240 $45,450
Shreveport-Bossier City1540 $43,040
Lafayette1030 $42,510
Monroe460 $37,010
Alexandria520 $37,650

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