Top 25 Cities for Cops
#24.San Jose, CA
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.