Police Detective Salaries

4,720 SalariesUpdated Aug 18, 2020

Average Base Pay
$49,667 / yr
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How much does a Police Detective make?

The national average salary for a Police Detective is $49,667 in United States. Filter by location to see Police Detective salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 4,720 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Police Detective employees.

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Police Detective

New York Police Department

$120,893/yr

Range: $91K - $172K

14 salaries

$120,893/yr
$91K$172K

Police Detective

Chicago Police Department

$101,054/yr

Range: $43K - $105K

4 salaries

$101,054/yr
$43K$105K

Police Detective

Baltimore City Police Department

$81,252/yr

Range: $77K - $90K

3 salaries

$81,252/yr
$77K$90K

Police Detective

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

About
$122K - $135K

2 salaries

About
$122K - $135K
$122K$135K

Police Detective

City of Atlanta

About
$55K - $72K

2 salaries

About
$55K - $72K
$55K$72K

Police Detective

Chicago

About
$98K - $111K

2 salaries

About
$98K - $111K
$98K$111K

Police Detective - Hourly

City of Phoenix

About
$35 - $39hourly

2 salaries

About
$35 - $39hourly
$35$39

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Police Detective

City of Fort Collins

About
$83K - $95K

2 salaries

About
$83K - $95K
$83K$95K

Police Detective

Pittsburgh

About
$64K - $73K

2 salaries

About
$64K - $73K
$64K$73K

Police Detective

Austin Police Department (Texas)

About
$102K - $114K

2 salaries

About
$102K - $114K
$102K$114K

Police Detective

US Army

About
$64K - $69K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$64K - $69K
$64K$69K

Police Detective

US Department of Veterans Affairs

About
$49K - $53K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$49K - $53K
$49K$53K

Police Detective

Fairfax County Virginia

About
$95K - $102K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$95K - $102K
$95K$102K

Police Detective

Dallas

About
$75K - $82K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$75K - $82K
$75K$82K

Police Detective - Monthly

City of San Diego, CA

About
$7K - $7K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$7K - $7K
$7K$7K

Police Detective - Monthly

Chicago

About
$8K - $9K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$8K - $9K
$8K$9K

Police Detective

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

About
$96K - $106K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$96K - $106K
$96K$106K

Police Detective

Travis County, Texas

About
$77K - $84K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$77K - $84K
$77K$84K

Police Detective

Mesa

About
$74K - $79K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$74K - $79K
$74K$79K

Police Detective - Hourly

City of Tacoma

About
$50 - $54hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$50 - $54hourly
$50$54
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$55,917
per year
A Code Enforcement Officer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $55,917 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Government
$50,131
per year
A Police Officer in the Charleston, SC Area area reported making $50,131 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Charleston, SC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$38,300
per year
A Code Enforcement Officer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $38,300 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$80,000
per year
A Police Officer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
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