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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Danville, Blacksburg and Virginia Beach
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Harrisonburg, Richmond and Roanoke
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Virginia Beach, Richmond and Roanoke

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Richmond, Virginia Beach and Roanoke

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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
Lynchburg
Doctorate
75,044
Annandale
Associates
51,190
Fairfax
Doctorate
35,984
Richmond
Doctorate
30,675
Norfolk
Doctorate
24,375
Norfolk
Associates
22,776
Virginia Beach
Masters
11,972
Chester
Associates
10,380
Virginia Beach
Doctorate
9,488
Radford
Doctorate
9,418
Richmond
Associates
9,334
Hampton
Associates
8,286
Roanoke
Associates
7,271
Middletown
Associates
6,891
Locust Grove
Associates
6,688
Arlington
Masters
5,894
Charlottesville
Associates
5,608
Norfolk
Doctorate
5,303
Farmville
Masters
5,074
Petersburg
Doctorate
4,713
Dublin
Associates
4,626
Hampton
Doctorate
4,618
Weyers Cave
Associates
4,200
Lynchburg
Associates
4,128
University of Richmond
Doctorate
4,023
Winchester
Doctorate
3,844
Alberta
Associates
3,611
Arlington
Doctorate
3,375
Glenns
Associates
3,229
Danville
Associates
3,101
Lynchburg
Doctorate
2,810
Big Stone Gap
Associates
2,684
Wytheville
Associates
2,676
Abingdon
Associates
2,328
Richlands
Associates
2,304
Martinsville
Associates
2,263
Salem
Bachelors
2,035
Richmond
Doctorate
1,674
Staunton
Doctorate
1,654
Virginia Beach
Masters
1,470
Franklin
Associates
1,404
Clifton Forge
Associates
1,260
Arlington
Doctorate
1,176
Ferrum
Bachelors
1,137
Bluefield
Masters
997
Danville
Bachelors
927
North Chesterfield
Bachelors
675
Danville
Masters
659
Glen Allen
Doctorate
652
Virginia Beach
Doctorate
564
Virginia Beach
Bachelors
484
Arlington
Doctorate
477
Arlington
Masters
436
Hampton
Bachelors
303
Glen Allen
Masters
295

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. 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
Charlottesville410 $47,660
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford450 $47,480
Harrisonburg210 $46,330
Lynchburg410 $44,600
Richmond3150 $52,900
Roanoke810 $46,830
Staunton-Waynesboro240 $43,110

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