There are currently an estimated 4,900 transit police officers in the United States. The transit police officer job market is expected to grow by 8.2% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are transit police officers?

CareerExplorer rates transit police officers with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 4,300 transit police officers. That number is based on 400 additional transit police officers, and the retirement of 3,900 existing transit police officers.

What’s the supply of transit police officers?

Transit Police Officer job market by state

State Name Employed Transit Police Officers
New York 1,790
Texas 590
California 510
New Jersey 430
Georgia 420
Illinois 260
Ohio 240
District of Columbia 100
Louisiana 90