Information About Transit And Railroad Police

Training Requirements for Transit And Railroad Police

Transit and railroad police need high school diploma or equivalent.

Degrees for Transit and railroad police
Training for Transit And Railroad Police
Percent
Less than High School 0.6
High School 12.0
Some College 33.6
Associates Degree 16.3
Bachelors Degree 31.2
Masters Degree 5.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.8

Employment outlook for Transit And Railroad Police

Represents about 3,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 more transit and railroad police but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 1,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, transit and railroad police make $32.62 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Transit and railroad police $19.97 $26.24 $32.03 $39.39 $46.48
Protective service occupations $9.74 $12.32 $18.59 $28.70 $39.42
Law enforcement workers $15.07 $18.78 $25.60 $35.63 $44.66
Police officers $16.47 $21.18 $28.73 $37.58 $47.35
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, transit and railroad police make $67,850 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Transit and railroad police $41,540 $54,570 $66,610 $81,920 $96,670
Protective service occupations $20,260 $25,630 $38,660 $59,700 $81,980
Law enforcement workers $31,350 $39,060 $53,240 $74,120 $92,890
Police officers $34,270 $44,050 $59,750 $78,170 $98,480
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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