Police Officer Jobs in Galveston, TX

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League City Police Department - TX - League City, TX (23 miles from Galveston, TX)
Prevention Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Task Force Detective Field Training Officer Hostage Negotiator Motorcycle Officer Traffic Enforcement Officer Training Officer Bicycle Officer K-9 Officer...
19 days ago
College Mainland - Texas City, TX (8 miles from Galveston, TX)
Minimum Knowledge & Skills Law enforcement principles and procedures and crime prevention training. Applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Defensive tactics. Firearms usage and justification....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Galveston, TX

Moving to Galveston, TX? Find some basic demographic data about Galveston, TX below.


49,659
1,334
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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Galveston, TX

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Galveston, TX as reported by the BLS.

$53,975

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Galveston, TX offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.9%)
  • High School or GED (26.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (8.9%)
  • 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 Galveston, TX
  • 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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