Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers in Hawaii
Is Hawaii a good place for you to work as a Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers in Hawaii are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers in Hawaii is growing faster than average.
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers in Hawaii earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers Work in Hawaii?
In 2018, there were 2,610 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers working in the state.
There were 2,700 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 7,830 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers working in it, which means Hawaii has fewer Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers than average.
Job Projections for Hawaii
Jobs for Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers in this state are growing at a rate of 6.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.0%.
Hawaii Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 200 annual Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers job openings in Hawaii, and 3,010 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 49,500 annual jobs and 731,900 total jobs in 2026.
What do Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers Make in Hawaii?
In 2018 wages for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers ranged from $55,390 to $96,490 with $73,370 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.63 to $46.39. The median hourly rate was $35.27.
The median salary in Hawaii is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Hawaii Metros for Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Urban Honolulu, HI||1,780||$74,410|
Top States for Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$71,570|
Related Careers in HI
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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