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Police Officer Salaries

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2,418 SalariesUpdated Jul 20, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$52,540/yr
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$35K
Low
$53K
Average
$80K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,716
Range$511 - $14,224
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The national average salary for a Police Officer is $52,540 in United States. Filter by location to see Police Officer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,418 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Police Officer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      New York Police Department
      $82,499/yr
      Range: $40K - $126K
      81 salaries
      $82,499/yr
      $40K$126K
      Metropolitan (Washington) Police
      $65,000/yr
      Range: $54K - $84K
      23 salaries
      $65,000/yr
      $54K$84K
      Memphis
      $54,932/yr
      Range: $51K - $61K
      20 salaries
      $54,932/yr
      $51K$61K
      US Department of Veterans Affairs
      $46,079/yr
      Range: $36K - $56K
      16 salaries
      $46,079/yr
      $36K$56K
      City of Atlanta
      $42,000/yr
      Range: $40K - $47K
      15 salaries
      $42,000/yr
      $40K$47K
      Chicago Police Department
      $78,302/yr
      Range: $74K - $99K
      14 salaries
      $78,302/yr
      $74K$99K
      Chicago
      $86,337/yr
      Range: $66K - $93K
      13 salaries
      $86,337/yr
      $66K$93K

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      Dallas Police Department-Texas
      $50,604/yr
      Range: $42K - $79K
      12 salaries
      $50,604/yr
      $42K$79K
      LAPD
      $73,094/yr
      Range: $64K - $101K
      10 salaries
      $73,094/yr
      $64K$101K
      US Army
      $42,116/yr
      Range: $33K - $53K
      9 salaries
      $42,116/yr
      $33K$53K
      Houston Police Department
      $57,000/yr
      Range: $42K - $81K
      9 salaries
      $57,000/yr
      $42K$81K
      AlliedBarton
      $47,433/yr
      Range: $42K - $54K
      9 salaries
      $47,433/yr
      $42K$54K
      Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
      $48,000/yr
      Range: $35K - $64K
      9 salaries
      $48,000/yr
      $35K$64K
      Metro Nashville Police Department - Tennessee
      $51,887/yr
      Range: $45K - $57K
      9 salaries
      $51,887/yr
      $45K$57K
      Raleigh Police Department
      $37,000/yr
      Range: $32K - $53K
      8 salaries
      $37,000/yr
      $32K$53K
      US Air Force
      $42,111/yr
      Range: $36K - $100K
      8 salaries
      $42,111/yr
      $36K$100K
      Detroit Police Department
      $51,650/yr
      Range: $36K - $80K
      8 salaries
      $51,650/yr
      $36K$80K
      Atlanta Police Department
      $41,320/yr
      Range: $35K - $43K
      8 salaries
      $41,320/yr
      $35K$43K
      Gwinnett County Police Department
      $43,156/yr
      Range: $35K - $67K
      8 salaries
      $43,156/yr
      $35K$67K
      GardaWorld
      $48,025/yr
      Range: $42K - $67K
      8 salaries
      $48,025/yr
      $42K$67K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $53,000
      per year
      A Master Police Officer in the Salisbury, NC Area area reported making $53,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Salisbury, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Government
      $48,768
      per year
      A Correctional Sergeant in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $48,768 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Las Vegas, NV Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $65,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $65,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Providence, RI Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Government
      $75,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $75,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Government
      $90,000
      per year
      A Correctional Sergeant in the Utica, NY Area area reported making $90,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Utica, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
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