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Police Detective Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$53,894/yr
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$36K
Low
$82K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,746
Range$518 - $14,541
How much does a Police Detective make?

The national average salary for a Police Detective is $53,894 in United States. Filter by location to see Police Detective salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,092 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Police Detective employees.

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      New York Police Department
      $110,472/yr
      Range: $94K - $137K
      8 salaries
      $110,472/yr
      $94K$137K
      Chicago Police Department
      $99,492/yr
      Range: $43K - $103K
      4 salaries
      $99,492/yr
      $43K$103K
      City of Atlanta
      $61,895/yr
      Range: $55K - $70K
      2 salaries
      About
      $55K - $70K
      $55K$70K
      Chicago
      $102,703/yr
      Range: $95K - $110K
      2 salaries
      About
      $95K - $110K
      $95K$110K
      City of Phoenix
      $37/hr
      Range: $35 - $38
      2 salaries
      About
      $35 - $38
      hourly
      $35$38
      Pittsburgh
      $67,663/yr
      Range: $64K - $71K
      2 salaries
      About
      $64K - $71K
      $64K$71K
      US Army
      $65,000/yr
      Range: $62K - $67K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $62K - $67K
      $62K$67K

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      US Department of Veterans Affairs
      $50,383/yr
      Range: $49K - $52K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $49K - $52K
      $49K$52K
      Dallas
      $77,702/yr
      Range: $74K - $81K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $74K - $81K
      $74K$81K
      Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
      $129,261/yr
      Range: $123K - $134K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $123K - $134K
      $123K$134K
      City of San Diego, CA
      $7,065/mo
      Range: $7K - $7K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $7K - $7K
      $7K$7K
      Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
      $100,053/yr
      Range: $95K - $104K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $95K - $104K
      $95K$104K
      Travis County, Texas
      $79,261/yr
      Range: $77K - $83K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $77K - $83K
      $77K$83K
      Mesa
      $75,365/yr
      Range: $72K - $79K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $72K - $79K
      $72K$79K
      City of Tacoma
      $51/hr
      Range: $49 - $54
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $49 - $54
      hourly
      $49$54
      City of Riverside, CA
      $109,837/yr
      Range: $106K - $115K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $106K - $115K
      $106K$115K
      City of Fort Lauderdale
      $91,418/yr
      Range: $88K - $95K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $88K - $95K
      $88K$95K
      City of Newport News, VA
      $55,339/yr
      Range: $53K - $57K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $53K - $57K
      $53K$57K
      Cobb County Government
      $64,858/yr
      Range: $63K - $67K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $63K - $67K
      $63K$67K
      Memphis
      $59,320/yr
      Range: $57K - $61K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $57K - $61K
      $57K$61K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $42,009
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Greensboro, NC Area area reported making $42,009 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Greensboro, NC Area area
       
      Full-time
      Government
      $5,600
      monthly
      A Police Officer in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $5,600 per month
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Kansas City, MO Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Government
      $42,592
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Pensacola, FL Area area reported making $42,592 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Pensacola, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $19
      hourly
      A Police Officer in the Mobile, AL Area area reported making $19 per hour
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Mobile, AL Area area
       
      Full-time
      Government
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