Police Chief Jobs in Pennsylvania

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International City Management - Lansdowne, PA
The Borough and its residents are seeking a Police Chief who: Is community-oriented, with a proven track-record in community-oriented policing; Will be highly visible and accessible, working to build...
27 days ago
South Williamsport Police Department - Williamsport, PA
BOROUGH OF SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT CHIEF OF POLICE The Borough of South Williamsport is accepting applications for Chief of Police. Please visit southwilliamsport.net for the job description. Letters...
29 days ago

Demographic Data for Pennsylvania

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Salary for Police Chief Jobs in Pennsylvania

This is the average annual salary for Police Chief jobs in Pennsylvania as reported by the BLS.

$94,935

Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Chiefs in Pennsylvania offer the following education background
  • Master's Degree (33.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (10.0%)
  • High School or GED (8.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (5.8%)
  • Some College (2.4%)
  • Some High School (0.3%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Chiefs in Pennsylvania
  • None (36.7%)
  • 4-6 years (12.9%)
  • 2-4 years (11.1%)
  • 10+ years (9.7%)
  • 8-10 years (9.0%)
  • 1-2 years (8.8%)
  • 6-8 years (6.9%)
  • Less than 1 year (4.9%)

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