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Area Code:10580
Area Title:Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
OEWS/SOC Code:33-3051
OEWS/SOC Title:Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
GeoLevel: 1

What is the Geographic Level (GeoLevel)?

  • If the data used to calculate the wage estimate came from the actual MSA or BOS area the GeoLevel code will equal "1".
  • If there were no releasable estimates for the desired area then the wages area for the area indicated plus its contiguous areas. This is signified by a GeoLevel "2".
  • If there was no releasable estimates for the area, or for the area plus contiguous areas the wage is calculated from statewide data, indicated by a GeoLevel equaling "3".
  • Finally, if there is no releasable estimate for the state, the national average is used. This is indicated by GeoLevel "4".

Level 1 Wage:$25.21 hour - $52,437 year
Level 2 Wage:$30.25 hour - $62,920 year
Level 3 Wage:$35.28 hour - $73,382 year
Level 4 Wage:$40.32 hour - $83,866 year

Mean Wage (H-2B):$34.29 hour - $71,323 year



This wage applies to the following O*NET occupations:

33-3051.00 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
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. Includes police officers working at educational institutions.
OFLC JobZone: 3
Education & Training Code: 6-High School diploma
33-3051.04 Customs and Border Protection Officers
Investigate and inspect persons, common carriers, goods, and merchandise, arriving in or departing from the United States or between states to detect violations of immigration and customs laws and regulations.
OFLC JobZone: 3
Education & Training Code: 6-High School diploma
For information on determining the proper occupation and wage level see the new Prevailing Wage Guidance on the Skill Level page.

The offered wage must be at, or above the federal or state or local minimum wage, whichever is higher. The federal minimum wage is $7.25/hr effective July 24, 2009.


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