Updated Jan 16, 2022
$48,329 /yr
Average Base Pay

260 salaries

$40K

Low

$48K

Average

$67K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
3.4

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Police Officer

$61,496

 /yr
Range: $46K - $78K

$46K

$78K

$45,864 - $78,443 Range

Raleigh Police Department
3

Raleigh Police Department

Police Officer

$46,791

 /yr
Range: $38K - $63K

$38K

$63K

$37,923 - $63,000 Range

City of Winston-Salem
2.8

City of Winston-Salem

Police Officer

$44,231

 /yr
Range: $39K - $64K

$39K

$64K

$38,625 - $63,730 Range

City of Raleigh
3.7

City of Raleigh

Police Officer

$55,464

 /yr
Range: $40K - $86K

$40K

$86K

$39,911 - $86,189 Range

Winston-Salem Police Department

Police Officer

$48,767

 /yr
Range: $37K - $61K

$37K

$61K

$37,022 - $61,421 Range

3.7

Fayetteville Police Department (North Carolina)

Police Officer

$48,028

 /yr
Range: $40K - $69K

$40K

$69K

$39,563 - $68,954 Range

City of Greensboro
3.9

City of Greensboro

Police Officer

$48,978

 /yr
Range: $41K - $55K

$41K

$55K

$40,520 - $54,532 Range

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City of Durham, North Carolina
3.5

City of Durham, North Carolina

Police Officer

$40,900

 /yr
Range: $39K - $73K

$39K

$73K

$38,937 - $72,761 Range

City of Charlotte
3.7

City of Charlotte

Police Officer

$59,987

 /yr
Range: $34K - $79K

$34K

$79K

$33,765 - $78,538 Range

City of Asheville
3.4

City of Asheville

Police Officer

$46,577

 /yr
Range: $40K - $51K

$40K

$51K

$40,347 - $50,912 Range

Fayetteville, NC
3.3

Fayetteville, NC

Police Officer

$53,917

 /yr
Range: $43K - $65K

$43K

$65K

$42,882 - $65,013 Range

Town of Cary- NC
3.3

Town of Cary- NC

Police Officer

$70,810

 /yr
Range: $53K - $87K

$53K

$87K

$52,605 - $86,677 Range

City of Greenville, NC
4

City of Greenville, NC

Police Officer

$44,069

 /yr
Range: $36K - $62K

$36K

$62K

$36,274 - $61,574 Range

City of Concord, NC
2.5

City of Concord, NC

Police Officer

$46,789

 /yr
Range: $42K - $53K

$42K

$53K

$41,836 - $53,220 Range

Town of Wake Forest
3

Town of Wake Forest

Police Officer

$56,790

 /yr
Range: $46K - $77K

$46K

$77K

$46,356 - $76,738 Range

Durham Police Department-North Carolina
2.8

Durham Police Department-North Carolina

Police Officer

$52,277

 /yr
Range: $45K - $70K

$45K

$70K

$44,709 - $69,614 Range

4

High Point Police Department

Police Officer

$47,278

 /yr
Range: $42K - $59K

$42K

$59K

$42,206 - $58,728 Range

3.4

Greensboro Police Department - North Carolina

Police Officer

$43,779

 /yr
Range: $43K - $46K

$43K

$46K

$43,063 - $45,721 Range

AlliedBarton
2.9

AlliedBarton

Police Officer

$54,119

 /yr
Range: $52K - $54K

$52K

$54K

$51,944 - $54,430 Range

Wilmington, NC
3.4

Wilmington, NC

Police Officer

$45,449

 /yr
Range: $44K - $48K

$44K

$48K

$44,470 - $48,300 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Police Officer salaries

The average salary for a Police Officer is $48,329 per year in North Carolina. Salaries estimates are based on 260 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Police Officer employees in North Carolina.

The highest salary for a Police Officer in North Carolina is $66,687 per year.

The lowest salary for a Police Officer in North Carolina is $39,582 per year.

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