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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Ohio

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sandusky, Lima and Canton
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dayton, Cincinnati and Springfield
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Ohio

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Columbus, Cleveland and Dayton

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  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
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More Ohio 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
Ashland
Doctorate
6,493
Berea
Masters
4,383
Bluffton
Masters
1,117
Huron
Bachelor
2,065
Bowling Green
Doctorate
18,619
Cleveland
Bachelor
621
Eastlake
Bachelor
599
Parma
Bachelor
696
Columbus
Masters & First Professional
3,713
Cedarville
Masters
3,055
Newark
Associate
3,100
Cleveland
Masters
570
Cincinnati
Associate
8,507
Springfield
Associate
3,383
Cleveland
Doctorate & First Professional
15,038
Cincinnati
Doctorate
2,282
Columbus
Associate
23,057
Cleveland
Associate
24,563
Defiance
Masters
973
Piqua
Associate
3,025
Nelsonville
Associate
4,341
Lima
Associate
3,385
Steubenville
Associate
1,744
Ashtabula
Associate
1,575
East Liverpool
Associate
902
Kent
Doctorate
22,819
Canton
Associate
3,849
Warren
Associate
2,120
New Philadelphia
Associate
2,039
Painesville
Masters
941
Kirtland
Associate
8,934
Elyria
Associate
10,769
Sylvania
Masters
2,021
Marion
Associate
2,125
Mount Vernon
Masters
2,675
Mansfield
Associate
3,148
Archbold
Associate
2,944
Columbus
Masters
3,082
Ada
Doctorate
3,603
Columbus
Doctorate
52,568
Chillicothe
Masters
1,836
Lancaster
Masters
1,728
Athens
Doctorate
21,089
Ironton
Masters
1,699
Perrysburg
Associate
19,853
Dayton
Associate
18,691
Hillsboro
Associate
2,436
Fremont
Associate
2,495
Findlay
Masters & First Professional
5,388
Tiffin
Masters
2,357
Cincinnati
Doctorate
1,719
Akron
Doctorate & First Professional
23,007
Batavia
Associate
2,942
Cincinnati
Doctorate & First Professional
29,319
Blue Ash
Associate
4,257
Dayton
Doctorate
10,395
Toledo
Doctorate & First Professional
19,767
Urbana
Masters
1,440
Marietta
Associate
1,243
Wilmington
Masters
1,605
Dayton
Doctorate & First Professional
16,151
Cincinnati
Doctorate
6,646
Youngstown
Doctorate
13,595

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Ohio. 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
Akron 1500 $58,640
Canton-Massillon 520 $46,710
Cleveland-Elyria 4970 $60,100
Columbus 4690 $67,880
Dayton 1600 $61,470
Lima 270 $53,990
Mansfield 200 $52,250
Springfield 160 $49,110
Toledo 1640 $54,950

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