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2,497 SalariesUpdated Nov 19, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$60,281/yr
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$41K
Low
$60K
Average
$91K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,881
Range$550 - $16,006
How much does a Police Officer make?

The national average salary for a Police Officer is $60,281 in United States. Filter by location to see Police Officer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,497 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
      $82,338/yr
      Range: $40K - $126K
      84 salaries
      $82,338/yr
      $40K$126K
      Metropolitan Police Department of Washington DC
      $65,000/yr
      Range: $54K - $84K
      27 salaries
      $65,000/yr
      $54K$84K
      Memphis
      $55,000/yr
      Range: $51K - $65K
      21 salaries
      $55,000/yr
      $51K$65K
      US Department of Veterans Affairs
      $44,376/yr
      Range: $33K - $56K
      18 salaries
      $44,376/yr
      $33K$56K
      Chicago Police Department
      $79,260/yr
      Range: $74K - $99K
      17 salaries
      $79,260/yr
      $74K$99K
      City of Atlanta
      $42,150/yr
      Range: $40K - $47K
      16 salaries
      $42,150/yr
      $40K$47K
      Dallas Police Department-Texas
      $50,992/yr
      Range: $42K - $79K
      14 salaries
      $50,992/yr
      $42K$79K

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      Chicago
      $86,337/yr
      Range: $66K - $93K
      13 salaries
      $86,337/yr
      $66K$93K
      Metro Nashville Police Department - Tennessee
      $52,665/yr
      Range: $45K - $62K
      12 salaries
      $52,665/yr
      $45K$62K
      US Army
      $42,000/yr
      Range: $33K - $53K
      11 salaries
      $42,000/yr
      $33K$53K
      US Air Force
      $41,818/yr
      Range: $36K - $100K
      10 salaries
      $41,818/yr
      $36K$100K
      Atlanta Police Department
      $42,000/yr
      Range: $35K - $66K
      10 salaries
      $42,000/yr
      $35K$66K
      LAPD
      $73,094/yr
      Range: $64K - $101K
      10 salaries
      $73,094/yr
      $64K$101K
      Houston Police Department
      $57,000/yr
      Range: $42K - $81K
      9 salaries
      $57,000/yr
      $42K$81K
      US Department of Defense
      $50,000/yr
      Range: $35K - $65K
      9 salaries
      $50,000/yr
      $35K$65K
      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
      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
      Detroit Police Department
      $51,650/yr
      Range: $36K - $80K
      8 salaries
      $51,650/yr
      $36K$80K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $43,000
      per year
      A Campus Police Officer in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $43,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Baltimore, MD Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $69,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $69,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Government
      $22
      hourly
      A Special Police Officer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $22 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      College / University
      $62,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $62,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Detroit, MI Area area
       
      Full-time
      Government
      $22
      hourly
      A Police Officer in the Lawrence, KS Area area reported making $22 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Lawrence, KS Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
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