How much does a Police Officer make in Los Angeles, CA?

Updated Jul 30, 2021

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Experience

$82,547 /yr
Average Base Pay

89 salaries

$52K

Low

$83K

Average

$132K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Police Officer is $82,547 per year in Los Angeles, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 89 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Police Officer employees in Los Angeles, CA Area.

Seniority Levels

L2
Police Officer$82,547 /yr
L3
Senior Police Officer$86,089 /yr
L4
Police Officer IV$86,089 /yr
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LAPD
4.4

LAPD

Police Officer

$80,313

 /yr
Range: $55K - $124K
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$55K

$124K

$54,959 - $124,308 Range

City of Los Angeles
4.1

City of Los Angeles

Police Officer

$84,690

 /yr
Range: $48K - $123K

$48K

$123K

$47,553 - $122,877 Range

Huntington Beach Police Department

Police Officer - Hourly

$46

 /hr
Range: $39 - $57

$39

$57

$39 - $57 Range

City of Long Beach
4.1

City of Long Beach

Police Officer

$106,620

 /yr
Range: $74K - $147K

$74K

$147K

$74,054 - $146,985 Range

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
3.9

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Police Officer

$85,386

 /yr
Range: $44K - $87K

$44K

$87K

$43,710 - $87,246 Range

California Highway Patrol
3.7

California Highway Patrol

Police Officer

$112,218

 /yr
Range: $111K - $116K

$111K

$116K

$110,607 - $115,651 Range

US Army
3.9

US Army

Police Officer - Hourly
About 

$10 -$11

 hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

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US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Police Officer - Monthly
About 

$2K -$4K

$2K

$4K

$2,228 - $4,479 Range

Los Angeles USD
3.8

Los Angeles USD

Police Officer - Hourly
About 

$34 -$44

 hourly

$34

$44

$34 - $44 Range

City of Irvine, CA
4.7

City of Irvine, CA

Police Officer
About 

$65K -$143K

$65K

$143K

$64,790 - $143,235 Range

City of Ventura
3.4

City of Ventura

Police Officer
About 

$71K -$80K

$71K

$80K

$71,308 - $80,434 Range

City of Costa Mesa
3.4

City of Costa Mesa

Police Officer - Hourly
About 

$30 -$33

 hourly

$30

$33

$30 - $33 Range

3.2

Oxnard Police Department

Police Officer - Hourly
About 

$41 -$48

 hourly

$41

$48

$41 - $48 Range

Beverly Hills Police Department
5

Beverly Hills Police Department

Police Officer
About 

$112K -$155K

$112K

$155K

$111,554 - $154,586 Range

US Army
3.9

US Army

Police Officer - Monthly
About 

$2K -$2K

$2K

$2K

$2,311 - $2,480 Range

UCLA
4.3

UCLA

Police Officer - Monthly
About 

$7K -$8K

$7K

$8K

$6,881 - $7,500 Range

US Department of Defense
4

US Department of Defense

Police Officer
About 

$51K -$55K

$51K

$55K

$50,899 - $54,640 Range

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
3.7

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Police Officer - Hourly
About 

$14 -$16

 hourly

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

US Department of the Interior
4

$60K

$65K

$60,178 - $65,200 Range

City of Hope
3.5

City of Hope

Police Officer
About 

$48K -$52K

$48K

$52K

$48,189 - $52,075 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Police Officer salaries

The average salary for a Police Officer is $82,547 per year in Los Angeles, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 89 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Police Officer employees in Los Angeles, CA Area.

The highest salary for a Police Officer in Los Angeles, CA Area is $132,221 per year.

The lowest salary for a Police Officer in Los Angeles, CA Area is $51,535 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Police Officer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Police Officer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent police officer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$15
hourly
A Police Officer reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$230,000
per year
A Police Lieutenant reported making $230,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$65,000
per year
A Police Officer reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$100,000
per year
A Police Officer reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$98,000
per year
A Police reported making $98,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$50,000
per year
A Police Officer reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$50,000
per year
A Police Officer reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
Government
$90,000
per year
A Police Officer reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
1 to 50 employees
 
Company - Private
$12
hourly
A Student Parking Officer reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Part-time
1001 to 5000 employees
 
College / University