How much does a Highway Patrol make in the United States? The average Highway Patrol salary in the United States is $53,631 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $42,910 and $64,832. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Highway Maintenance Technician

Roy Jorgensen Associates, Inc. - Alexandria, VA

Highway Maintenance Technician

Roy Jorgensen Associates, Inc. - Fredericksburg, VA

Job Description for Highway Patrol

Highway Patrol patrols assigned geographic area and makes note of unusual or suspicious events. Resolves disputes and enforces traffic laws. Being a Highway Patrol may require a bachelor's degree in a related area and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Must meet physical and personal requirements. Additionally, Highway Patrol has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a manager. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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