How much does a Police Lieutenant make?

Updated Oct 25, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$102,301 /yr
Average Base Pay

244 salaries

$64K

Low

$102K

Average

$163K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Police Lieutenant is $102,301 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Police Lieutenant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 244 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Police Lieutenant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Police Officer$61,936 /yr
L3
Senior Police Officer$67,398 /yr
L4
Police Officer IV$63,060 /yr
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New York Police Department
3.3

New York Police Department

Police Lieutenant

$146,816

 /yr
Range: $119K - $185K
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$119K

$185K

$119,302 - $185,063 Range

Chicago Police Department
3.6

Chicago Police Department

Police Lieutenant

$129,455

 /yr
Range: $93K - $138K

$93K

$138K

$93,207 - $138,150 Range

Houston Police Department
3.4

Houston Police Department

Police Lieutenant

$119,019

 /yr
Range: $104K - $129K

$104K

$129K

$103,564 - $128,901 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Police Lieutenant

$78,263

 /yr
Range: $57K - $78K

$57K

$78K

$57,165 - $78,364 Range

City of Albuquerque
3.5

City of Albuquerque

Police Lieutenant

$99,280

 /yr
Range: $86K - $100K

$86K

$100K

$85,545 - $100,143 Range

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
3.8

$152K

$170K

$151,665 - $170,291 Range

LAPD
4.3

LAPD

Police Lieutenant
About 

$152K -$170K

$152K

$170K

$151,534 - $170,371 Range

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Metropolitan Nashville Police Department
3.5

$86K

$103K

$85,745 - $102,501 Range

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
2.9

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

Police Lieutenant
About 

$105K -$125K

$105K

$125K

$105,388 - $125,019 Range

Las Vegas Metro Police Department
3.9

Las Vegas Metro Police Department

Police Lieutenant
About 

$152K -$188K

$152K

$188K

$152,380 - $188,286 Range

City of Manchester, NH
3.9

City of Manchester, NH

Police Lieutenant
About 

$114K -$125K

$114K

$125K

$113,685 - $125,280 Range

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
3.9

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

Police Lieutenant
About 

$85K -$109K

$85K

$109K

$85,247 - $108,598 Range

Collier County Sheriff
4.2

Collier County Sheriff

Police Lieutenant
About 

$107K -$117K

$107K

$117K

$107,060 - $117,103 Range

DeKalb County Police Department
3.1

DeKalb County Police Department

Police Lieutenant
About 

$83K -$95K

$83K

$95K

$82,896 - $94,749 Range

2.3

Louisville Metro Police Department

Police Lieutenant
About 

$97K -$124K

$97K

$124K

$97,093 - $123,560 Range

4.5

Nassau County Police Department

Police Lieutenant
About 

$165K -$190K

$165K

$190K

$165,008 - $189,903 Range

City of Federal Way, Washington
3.1

City of Federal Way, Washington

Police Lieutenant
About 

$132K -$145K

$132K

$145K

$132,312 - $144,797 Range

3.4

Ingham County Sheriff

Police Lieutenant
About 

$80K -$93K

$80K

$93K

$80,185 - $92,927 Range

4.4

Bernalillo County Sheriff

Police Lieutenant
About 

$89K -$114K

$89K

$114K

$88,726 - $113,816 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Police Lieutenant salaries

The national average salary for a Police Lieutenant is $102,301 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Police Lieutenant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 244 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Police Lieutenant employees.

The highest salary for a Police Lieutenant in United States is $163,030 per year.

The lowest salary for a Police Lieutenant in United States is $64,194 per year.

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