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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bremerton, Longview and Olympia
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Seattle, Spokane and Kennewick
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Seattle, Bellingham and Mount Vernon

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More Washington 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
Bellevue
Bachelor
12,305
Ellensburg
Masters
10,505
Centralia
Associate
3,652
Pasco
Associate
6,393
Cheney
Doctorate
10,686
Everett
Associate
7,674
Spokane
Doctorate & First Professional
6,873
Aberdeen
Associate
2,050
Auburn
Associate
6,919
Des Moines
Associate
5,859
Longview
Associate
3,348
Bremerton
Bachelor
6,623
Port Angeles
Bachelor
3,180
Lakewood
Associate
7,504
Puyallup
Associate
3,068
Lacey
Masters
1,605
Seattle
Doctorate
7,529
Shoreline
Associate
5,581
Mount Vernon
Associate
5,727
Spokane
Associate
6,961
Tacoma
Associate
5,811
Walla Walla
Associate
4,600
Pullman
Doctorate & First Professional
24,396
Bellingham
Associate
4,127
Yakima
Associate
4,354

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Washington. 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
Bremerton-Silverdale 330 $63,120
Bellingham 270 $74,760
Longview 130 $67,620
Kennewick-Richland 510 $77,730
Mount Vernon-Anacortes 180 $75,930
Olympia-Tumwater 250 $74,810
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue 4870 $82,390
Spokane-Spokane Valley 550 $71,240
Walla Walla 70 $67,170
Wenatchee 120 $70,530
Yakima 320 $69,650

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