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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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  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
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  • Master of Law: International Legal Studies
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  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Behavior Management Track
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  • MS in Criminal Justice
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  • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1916 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
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  • Criminal Justice - Bachelor's

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Virginia Beach
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  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
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  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Online Bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, Psychology, IT, Healthcare Management & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
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  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
  • Master of Science in Criminology
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More North Carolina 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
Graham
Associate
3,925
Boone
Doctorate
15,871
Asheville
Associate
6,408
Wilson
Bachelor
1,130
Washington
Associate
1,476
Dublin
Associate
1,226
Supply
Associate
1,162
Hudson
Associate
3,728
Buies Creek
Masters & First Professional
6,208
Wilmington
Associate
7,570
Morehead City
Associate
1,628
Salisbury
Masters
1,323
Hickory
Associate
4,765
Sanford
Associate
4,603
Charlotte
Associate
18,052
Murfreesboro
Bachelor
875
Shelby
Associate
2,064
Jacksonville
Associate
4,349
Elizabeth City
Associate
2,117
New Bern
Associate
3,032
Thomasville
Associate
3,399
Durham
Associate
5,170
Greenville
Doctorate & First Professional
25,990
Tarboro
Associate
1,687
Elizabeth City
Masters
3,061
Fayetteville
Doctorate
6,692
Fayetteville
Associate
9,063
Winston Salem
Associate
7,276
Dallas
Associate
5,718
Greensboro
Bachelor
2,688
Jamestown
Associate
10,571
Weldon
Associate
1,142
Clyde
Associate
2,127
High Point
Masters
3,064
Spindale
Associate
2,131
Kenansville
Associate
1,118
Charlotte
Bachelor
1,463
Smithfield
Associate
4,145
Banner Elk
Bachelor
882
Kinston
Associate
2,733
Salisbury
Bachelor
960
Spruce Pine
Associate
1,472
Marion
Associate
1,134
Fayetteville
Masters
2,118
Statesville
Associate
2,687
Troy
Associate
954
Mount Olive
Bachelor
3,277
Rocky Mount
Associate
2,916
Greensboro
Doctorate
10,498
Durham
Masters & First Professional
8,383
Raleigh
Doctorate & First Professional
31,802
Rocky Mount
Bachelor
1,583
Misenheimer
Masters
2,053
Roxboro
Associate
2,575
Winterville
Associate
6,499
Asheboro
Associate
2,521
Hamlet
Associate
1,799
Ahoskie
Associate
384
Lumberton
Associate
1,788
Wentworth
Associate
2,013
Salisbury
Associate
5,158
Raleigh
Bachelor
1,284
Clinton
Associate
1,278
Pinehurst
Associate
3,826
Raleigh
Masters
2,866
Asheville
Bachelor
133
Polkton
Associate
2,250
Whiteville
Associate
1,811
Sylva
Associate
2,040
Albemarle
Associate
2,390
Dobson
Associate
3,201
Murphy
Associate
1,079
Charlotte
Doctorate
22,388
Pembroke
Masters
5,937
Wilmington
Doctorate
12,180
Henderson
Associate
4,135
Raleigh
Associate
12,238
Goldsboro
Associate
2,988
Cullowhee
Doctorate
9,056
Morganton
Associate
2,448
Wilkesboro
Associate
2,476
Wilson
Associate
1,642
Winston-Salem
Masters
5,870

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.

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

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Asheville 820 $42,460
Jacksonville 370 $43,170
Burlington 310 $46,760
Durham-Chapel Hill 1140 $49,180
Fayetteville 920 $45,940
Goldsboro 260 $35,400
Greensboro-High Point 1600 $46,940
Greenville 360 $47,450
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton 740 $38,330
New Bern 330 $41,190
Raleigh 1970 $48,410
Rocky Mount 330 $40,500
Wilmington 810 $44,110
Winston-Salem 1140 $42,210

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