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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in South Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Florence, Charleston and Columbia
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Spartanburg, Greenville and Anderson
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Columbia, Charleston and Greenville

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in South Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Columbia, Charleston and Greenville

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More South 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
Columbia
Doctorate
34,731
Clemson
Doctorate
24,387
Charleston
Associates
13,271
Greenville
Associates
11,745
West Columbia
Associates
10,625
Conway
Associates
7,079
Pendleton
Associates
6,069
Spartanburg
Masters
5,990
Florence
Associates
5,439
Greenwood
Associates
4,596
Rock Hill
Associates
4,538
Sumter
Associates
3,720
Charleston
Masters
3,717
Anderson
Doctorate
3,494
Charleston
Masters
3,492
Orangeburg
Doctorate
2,942
Greenville
Doctorate
2,916
Greenwood
Masters
2,849
Gaffney
Masters
2,661
Tigerville
Doctorate
2,565
Orangeburg
Associates
2,479
Graniteville
Associates
2,399
Beaufort
Associates
2,314
Greenville
Masters
2,313
Orangeburg
Masters
2,129
Columbia
Bachelors
2,090
Lancaster
Associates
1,910
Central
Masters
1,688
Columbia
Masters
1,514
Columbia
Doctorate
1,132
Hartsville
Masters
1,109
Cheraw
Associates
1,063
Spartanburg
Associates
790
Sumter
Bachelors
747
Kingstree
Associates
732
Denmark
Associates
523
Denmark
Bachelors
475
Columbia
Masters
38

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for South 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
Charleston-North Charleston1900 $43,860
Columbia3260 $44,510
Florence480 $37,360
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin1740 $41,040
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort410 $49,030
Spartanburg740 $39,690
Sumter160 $37,210

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