Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers (33-3051)
Occupation description: Maintain order and protect life and property by enforcing local, tribal, State, or Federal laws and ordinances. Perform a combination of the following duties: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
|Employment||Average annual openings|
|2018 estimate||2028 projection||Percent change||Labor force exits||Occupation transfers||Total|
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|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||40.81||26.34||29.91||41.27||49.61||57.08|
|Balance of State||39.64||22.08||28.86||37.08||48.38||61.02|