Harrison County

Estimates of police, patrol officer salaries

Estimates of police, patrol officer salaries

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics provides these estimated wages for police and patrol officers in regions throughout Mississippi, with a statewide average and national average, as of May 2014:

Biloxi/Gulfport Metro

Average hourly $16.64

Average annual $34,610

Hattiesburg Metro

Average hourly $16.87

Average annual $35,080

Jackson Metro

Average hourly $16.09

Average annual $33,480

Pascagoula Metro

Average hourly $16.49

Average annual $34,300

Northeast Mississippi Non Metro*

Average hourly $15.50

Average annual $32,230

Northwest Mississippi Non Metro**

Average hourly $14.34

Average annual $29,820

Southeast Mississippi Non Metro†

Average hourly $14.00

Average annual $29,120

Southwest Mississippi Non Metro‡

$14.89

$30,980

Memphis, Tenn.-Mississippi-Arkansasº

Average hourly $22.29

Average annual $46,360

Mississippi average

Average hourly $15.60

Average annual $32,740

National average

Average hourly $26.81

Average annual $55,770

*Alcorn, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Chocktaw, Clay, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Lowndes, Monroe, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo, Union, Webster and Winston counties

**Attala, Benton, Bolivar, Carroll, Coahoma, Grenada, Holmes, Humphreys, Leflore, Montgomery, Panola, Quitman, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Washington and Yalobusha counties

†Clarke, Greene, Jasper, Jones, Kemper, Lauderdale, Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Pearl River, Scott, Smith and Wayne counties

‡Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Covington, Franklin, Issaquena, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marion, Pike, Sharkey, Walthall, Warren, Wilkinson, Yazoo counties

ºDeSoto, Marshall, Tate and Tunica Counties, Miss.; Fayette, Shelby and Tipton Counties, Tenn.; and Crittenden County, Ark.

-- Compiled by Robin Fitzgerald

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