Transit Police Officer

Code: 33-3052.00

Also known as: Law Enforcement Officer, Patrol Man, Patrol Officer, Patrolman, Police Captain, Police Patrol Officer, Police Specialist, Railroad Police, Railroad Police Officer, Transit Police Officer

Description: Transit Police Officers are responsible for the safety, welfare and life of transit patrons and employees. They protect commuter lines by enforcing laws and regulations, investigating crimes committed on or against properties owned or controlled by the local transit authority.Typically, this job requires at least a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants generally need to be at least 21 years old and must pass an authority administered test, interview, background check and medical examination.

Transit Police Officer

Typical wages

10% $44,520
25% $54,080
Median $72,580
75% $83,360
90% $99,050
10% $21.4
25% $26
Median $34.89
75% $40.07
90% $47.62

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 300