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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Goldsboro, Jacksonville and Fayetteville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Raleigh, Greensboro and Durham
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Raleigh, Charlotte and Greensboro

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More North Carolina 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
Total Enrollment
Raleigh
Doctorate
34,432
Chapel Hill
Doctorate
29,911
Charlotte
Doctorate
29,317
Greenville
Doctorate
29,131
Raleigh
Associates
22,494
Charlotte
Associates
19,100
Boone
Doctorate
18,811
Wilmington
Doctorate
16,487
Greensboro
Doctorate
11,877
Fayetteville
Associates
11,660
Cullowhee
Doctorate
11,034
Jamestown
Associates
10,072
Wilmington
Associates
8,317
Winterville
Associates
8,256
Durham
Doctorate
8,097
Winston-Salem
Associates
7,756
Asheville
Associates
7,262
Buies Creek
Doctorate
6,604
Pembroke
Masters
6,252
Fayetteville
Doctorate
6,226
Salisbury
Associates
5,819
Durham
Associates
5,415
Sanford
Associates
5,188
Morrisville
Masters
5,176
Dallas
Associates
5,172
Winston-Salem
Doctorate
5,098
High Point
Doctorate
4,951
Hickory
Associates
4,827
Pinehurst
Associates
4,206
Graham
Associates
4,184
Smithfield
Associates
4,152
Jacksonville
Associates
4,030
Boiling Springs
Doctorate
3,818
Thomasville
Associates
3,627
Wingate
Doctorate
3,620
Mount Olive
Masters
3,451
Goldsboro
Associates
3,426
Henderson
Associates
3,329
Dobson
Associates
3,236
Statesville
Associates
3,204
New Bern
Associates
3,021
Polkton
Associates
2,980
Rocky Mount
Associates
2,966
Asheboro
Associates
2,747
Shelby
Associates
2,700
Wilkesboro
Associates
2,665
Kinston
Associates
2,664
Hickory
Masters
2,557
Albemarle
Associates
2,540
Hamlet
Associates
2,528
Elizabeth City
Associates
2,507
Sylva
Associates
2,464
Fayetteville
Doctorate
2,259
Tarboro
Associates
2,198
Flat Rock
Associates
2,122
Rocky Mount
Bachelors
2,093
Raleigh
Masters
1,980
Lumberton
Associates
1,935
Wentworth
Associates
1,931
Spindale
Associates
1,929
Morganton
Associates
1,834
Wilson
Associates
1,806
Greensboro
Masters
1,680
Raleigh
Masters
1,660
Belmont
Bachelors
1,555
Morehead City
Associates
1,536
Murfreesboro
Masters
1,503
Washington
Associates
1,500
Charlotte
Masters
1,483
Whiteville
Associates
1,450
Clinton
Associates
1,443
Bolivia
Associates
1,425
Elizabeth City
Masters
1,411
Clyde
Associates
1,344
Salisbury
Masters
1,336
Roxboro
Associates
1,311
Misenheimer
Masters
1,306
Mars Hill
Masters
1,277
Kenansville
Associates
1,219
Salisbury
Bachelors
1,150
Dublin
Associates
1,141
Weldon
Associates
1,113
Greensboro
Masters
1,081
Marion
Associates
1,043
Murphy
Associates
1,026
Spruce Pine
Associates
986
Winston-Salem
Masters
984
Raleigh
Bachelors
974
Wilson
Masters
960
Raleigh
Bachelors
930
Troy
Associates
925
Banner Elk
Bachelors
921
Ahoskie
Associates
791
Brevard
Bachelors
677
Grantsboro
Associates
462
High Point
Doctorate
378
Charlotte
Associates
310

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for North Carolina. 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® 23.1 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
Asheville900 $44,530
Jacksonville390 $44,540
Burlington280 $47,940
Durham-Chapel Hill1150 $51,050
Fayetteville940 $47,810
Goldsboro260 $38,510
Greensboro-High Point1730 $49,000
Greenville460 $48,630
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton760 $40,140
New Bern350 $42,750
Raleigh2190 $51,640
Rocky Mount350 $42,890
Wilmington870 $45,700
Winston-Salem1160 $45,020

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