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Top 25 Cities for Cops

Top 25 Cities for Cops


#24.San Jose, CA

Population: 948,279

City’s Average Salary: $76,963

Starting Salary for Police Officers: $74,982

Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 100

Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 78

Unemployment Rate: 12.3

Located in the southern end of the San Francisco Bay Area, San Jose boasts a very high cost of living but also an average income far above your typical mid-sized city.

San Jose also has the largest industrial development in the Bay Area, as well as a strong presence in the technology field.

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