Police Officer Jobs in San Marcos, CA

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Encinitas, CA (12 miles from San Marcos, CA)
Armed Patrol Officers starting @ $15 - $17/hr DOE Must have current BSIS Guard Card and Firearms Permit. Either Baton and/or Pepper Spray certification Clean driving record required....
3 days ago
City of Temecula - Temecula, CA (21 miles from San Marcos, CA)
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination and administrative screening....
8 days ago
City of Temecula - Temecula, CA (21 miles from San Marcos, CA)
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination and administrative screening....
9 days ago
City of Oceanside - Oceanside, CA (12 miles from San Marcos, CA)
We are committed to public safety and to implementing innovative crime-prevention techniques to ensure a safe and healthy community....
10 days ago
City of Oceanside - Oceanside, CA (12 miles from San Marcos, CA)
We are committed to public safety and to implementing innovative crime-prevention techniques to ensure a safe and healthy community....
20 days ago
Escondido Police Department, CA - Escondido, CA (11 miles from San Marcos, CA)
Entry Level / Academy Graduate / Lateral Police Officer Police Escondido Police Department, CA - Escondido, California Mar 18, 2021 Request More Information Application Deadline: May 7, 2021 Salary...
23 days ago
City of Oceanside - Oceanside, CA (12 miles from San Marcos, CA)
Examples of Duties Police Officers patrol assigned areas by vehicle, bicycle or on foot to answer service calls for the protection of life and property.Duties include conducting investigations; directing...
28 days ago
Harrah's Resort Southern California - Valley Center, CA (11 miles from San Marcos, CA)
and breaks in security Provides assistance to civil and law enforcement authorities including testimony in court and other administrative hearings Assists guests with all lost and found Enforces all...
30+ days ago
Cal State San Marcos - San Marcos, CA
Overview The Emergency Manager/EOC Manager reports to, and takes lead direction from, the Chief of Police and is responsible for the management, implementation, development, assessment and...
30+ days ago
California State University - San Marcos, CA
PURPOSE OF POSITION: The Emergency Manager/EOC Manager reports to, and takes lead direction from, the Chief of Police and is responsible for the management, implementation, development, assessment...
30+ days ago
City Escondido - Escondido, CA (11 miles from San Marcos, CA)
Takes crime prevention measures and assists in controlling problems of juvenile delinquency; Performs detective work in criminal investigation and identification work....
30+ days ago
Santee, CA (23 miles from San Marcos, CA)
SANTEE VEHICLE PATROL: 4 NIGHTS 7PM TO 530 AM or 5 NIGHTS 8PM TO 430AM ($15.50 UNARMED AND $17.00 ARMED) _________________________________________________________________ Requirements: Possess a valid...
13 days ago
Pala Band of Mission Indians - Pala, CA (16 miles from San Marcos, CA)
POSITION DESCRIPTION Title: Patrol Officer Department/Division: Tribal Law Enforcement/Security Department Status : Full-Time, Hourly, DOE Shift: Schedule subject to change due to rotating shifts Supervisor...
45+ days ago
City of Escondido - Escondido, CA (11 miles from San Marcos, CA)
Takes crime prevention measures and assists in controlling problems of juvenile delinquency; Performs detective work in criminal investigation and identification work....
45+ days ago
City of Escondido - Escondido, CA (11 miles from San Marcos, CA)
Takes crime prevention measures and assists in controlling problems of juvenile delinquency; performs detective work in criminal investigation and identification work....
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for San Marcos, CA

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in San Marcos, CA

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in San Marcos, CA as reported by the BLS.

$75,965

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in San Marcos, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.0%)
  • High School or GED (25.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.2%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in San Marcos, CA
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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