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Published 7:15 am PDT, Wednesday, September 11, 2019
- Police officers put their lives on the line every day as part of their jobs.
- Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we made the above map showing what the typical police officer makes per year in every state and DC.
- As with many occupations, pay for police officers tends to be higher in more urbanized and coastal states and lower in smaller and more rural states.
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Police officers put their lives on the line every day as part of their jobs. We took a look at how much they’re paid across the US.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment Statistics program provides data on employment and wages for different occupations. Using data from that program, we put together the above map showing median annual pay for police and sheriff’s patrol officers in each state and DC.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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