How much does a Police Patrol Officer make in California? The average Police Patrol Officer salary in California is $65,239 as of July 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $60,944 and $71,055. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $60,944 10% $57,033 90% $76,350 75% $71,055 $65,239 50%(Median)
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Kern High School District - Bakersfield, CA

Security Patrol Officer, UC Police (5326C) 16508

University of California Berkeley - Berkeley, CA

Police Officer

Los Angeles Unified School District - Los Angeles, CA

Police Officer - Police Academy Graduate

City of Palos Verdes Estates, CA - Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Job Description for Police Patrol Officer

Police Patrol Officer is responsible for patrolling an assigned area to prevent and discover crime and to enforce regulations. Responsible for responding to calls, taking necessary action at the scene of crime or disturbance, conducting investigations, making arrests, testifying in court, and completing reports/forms and routine paperwork. Being a Police Patrol Officer requires an associate degree in criminal justice and/or additional certifications and at least 12 to 18 months of law enforcement experience. Typically reports to a Police Sergeant. To be a Police Patrol Officer typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)...View full job description

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Coachella, CA Avg. Salary $62,002 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Acampo, CA Avg. Salary $62,278 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Acton, CA Avg. Salary $65,627 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Adelanto, CA Avg. Salary $61,932 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Adin, CA Avg. Salary $59,259 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Agoura Hills, CA Avg. Salary $64,280 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Aguanga, CA Avg. Salary $62,132 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Ahwahnee, CA Avg. Salary $57,752 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Alameda, CA Avg. Salary $69,503 Date Updated July 28, 2021
Location Alamo, CA Avg. Salary $69,339 Date Updated July 28, 2021
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