Police Officer Jobs in Tacoma, WA

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City of Mercer Island - Mercer Island, WA (23 miles from Tacoma, WA)
The Mercer Island Police Department employs 31 commissioned officers and 5 support staff to serve in variety of different capacities including: Patrol Marine Patrol Criminal Investigations Dive Team...
1 hour ago
City of DuPont - Dupont, WA (15 miles from Tacoma, WA)
The City of DuPont conducts entry-level testing through Public Safety Testing. Please visit the Public Safety Testing website ( ... ) for more information, upcoming test dates, or to apply....
14 days ago
Federal Way Police Department - Federal Way, WA (9 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Maintain current knowledge of the law and modern law enforcement techniques. Respond to crime and emergency scenes and take immediate and appropriate action....
60+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Renton, WA (17 miles from Tacoma, WA)
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19 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Kent, WA (13 miles from Tacoma, WA)
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19 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Lakewood, WA (3 miles from Tacoma, WA)
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19 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Tacoma, WA
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19 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - South Hill, WA (9 miles from Tacoma, WA)
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19 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Federal Way, WA (9 miles from Tacoma, WA)
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19 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Puyallup, WA (6 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Border Patrol Agent Border Patrol Agents prevent terrorists and terrorists' weapons from entering the United States by securing our land borders and coastal waters from between ports of entry....
25 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - South Hill, WA (9 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Border Patrol Agent Border Patrol Agents prevent terrorists and terrorists' weapons from entering the United States by securing our land borders and coastal waters from between ports of entry....
25 days ago
City of Auburn - Auburn, WA (9 miles from Tacoma, WA)
For Lateral Police Officers ONLY: All applicants must be Basic Law Enforcement Training graduates or equivalent as accepted by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission....
60+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Renton, WA (17 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Border Patrol Agent Border Patrol Agents prevent terrorists and terrorists' weapons from entering the United States by securing our land borders and coastal waters from between ports of entry....
90+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Lakewood, WA (3 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Border Patrol Agent Border Patrol Agents prevent terrorists and terrorists' weapons from entering the United States by securing our land borders and coastal waters from between ports of entry....
90+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Auburn, WA (9 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Border Patrol Agent Border Patrol Agents prevent terrorists and terrorists' weapons from entering the United States by securing our land borders and coastal waters from between ports of entry....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Tacoma, WA

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Tacoma, WA

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

$69,726

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Tacoma, WA 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 Tacoma, WA
  • 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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