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Public Safety Officer Salary
in Idaho, United States

$20,524 (USD)

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Last updated: February 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Public Safety Officer is $20,524 a year and $10 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Public Safety Officer is between $16,474 and $23,615. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Public Safety Officer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Patrols assigned beat and responds to emergency calls to protect persons or property from crimes, fires, or other hazards.
  • Regulates traffic, controls crowds, prevents crime, and arrests violators, patrolling assigned area on foot or horseback or using vehicle.
  • Responds to crimes in progress, initiating actions such as aid to victims and interrogation of suspects.
  • Attends public gatherings to maintain order.
  • Responds to fire alarms or other emergency calls.
  • Forces openings in buildings for ventilation of fire or for entry, using ax or crowbar.
  • Controls and extinguishes fires, using water and chemicals.
  • Administers first aid and artificial respiration to injured persons.
  • Participates in drills and emergency precautionary demonstrations.
  • May inspect establishments for compliance with local regulations.
  • May drive and operate firefighting and other emergency equipment.
Public Safety Officer Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

Job family population: 145,660

Estimated population of Public Safety Officer jobs: 4,245

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Public Safety Officer Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Upscale Security Officer (10599)
Feb 14
Saint Maries, Idaho, USA
Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards ... Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public * Effective oral and written ...
Feb 10
Oldtown, ID, USA
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Oversees medical surveillance program and serves as contact with Public Health and the District Safety Office. * Serves as project Dam Safety Officer responsible for managing a comprehensive Dam ...
Police Officer
Feb 12
Twin Falls, United States
City of Twin Falls
Police Officer or Police Officer Recruit EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon Selection EXPECTED STARTING BI-WEEKLY ... Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho-P.E.R.S.I. NOTICE OF TESTING: The City is accepting ...
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