Police Officer Jobs in Santa Maria, CA

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City of Santa Maria - Santa Maria, CA
Observing law enforcement activities such as maintenance of order, crime prevention, and protection of citizens and property. Review of rules, regulations, and procedures....
2 days ago
City of Lompoc - Lompoc, CA (23 miles from Santa Maria, CA)
The class of Police Officer Trainee/Academy Enrollee represents the training level class in the law enforcement series....
6 days ago
City of Santa Maria - Santa Maria, CA
This position: Performs law enforcement and crime prevention work. Controls traffic flow and enforces state and local traffic laws....
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Santa Maria, CA

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133,563
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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Santa Maria, CA

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

$86,768

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Santa Maria, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.5%)
  • High School or GED (25.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.1%)
  • 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 Santa Maria, 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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