Police Officer Salaries

4,720 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$49,667 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,652
Range$495 - $13,545

How much does a Police Officer make?

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

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Police Officer

New York Police Department

$86,790/yr

Range: $39K - $134K

105 salaries

$86,790/yr
$39K$134K

Police Officer

Chicago Police Department

$82,314/yr

Range: $47K - $105K

29 salaries

$82,314/yr
$47K$105K

Police Officer

Metropolitan Police Department of Washington DC

$68,832/yr

Range: $56K - $86K

29 salaries

$68,832/yr
$56K$86K

Police Officer

US Department of Veterans Affairs

$46,371/yr

Range: $38K - $58K

24 salaries

$46,371/yr
$38K$58K

Police Officer

Memphis

$58,392/yr

Range: $55K - $66K

23 salaries

$58,392/yr
$55K$66K

Police Officer

Dallas Police Department-Texas

$56,310/yr

Range: $47K - $96K

18 salaries

$56,310/yr
$47K$96K

Police Officer

City of Atlanta

$44,516/yr

Range: $42K - $49K

18 salaries

$44,516/yr
$42K$49K

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Police Officer

Houston Police Department

$58,815/yr

Range: $43K - $83K

17 salaries

$58,815/yr
$43K$83K

Police Officer

Chicago

$90,121/yr

Range: $71K - $96K

16 salaries

$90,121/yr
$71K$96K

Police Officer

US Air Force

$43,658/yr

Range: $36K - $108K

14 salaries

$43,658/yr
$36K$108K

Police Officer

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

$55,388/yr

Range: $42K - $69K

14 salaries

$55,388/yr
$42K$69K

Police Officer

Metro Nashville Police Department - Tennessee

$56,866/yr

Range: $52K - $62K

13 salaries

$56,866/yr
$52K$62K

Police Officer

Atlanta Police Department

$44,059/yr

Range: $38K - $70K

12 salaries

$44,059/yr
$38K$70K

Police Officer

US Army

$41,015/yr

Range: $25K - $54K

12 salaries

$41,015/yr
$25K$54K

Police Officer

LAPD

$76,833/yr

Range: $53K - $115K

11 salaries

$76,833/yr
$53K$115K

Police Officer

US Department of Defense

$51,450/yr

Range: $38K - $70K

10 salaries

$51,450/yr
$38K$70K

Police Officer

Gwinnett County Police Department

$44,399/yr

Range: $38K - $72K

10 salaries

$44,399/yr
$38K$72K

Police Officer

Dallas

$60,791/yr

Range: $46K - $86K

10 salaries

$60,791/yr
$46K$86K

Police Officer

Detroit Police Department

$57,173/yr

Range: $38K - $85K

10 salaries

$57,173/yr
$38K$85K

Police Officer

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

$56,564/yr

Range: $50K - $63K

10 salaries

$56,564/yr
$50K$63K
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Recent Salary Reports

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$106,956
per year
A Police Officer in the Fresno, CA Area area reported making $106,956 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Fresno, CA Area area
 
Full-time
Government
$65,000
per year
A Police Officer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$75,000
per year
A Police Officer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Government
$80,000
per year
A Police Officer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
 
Full-time
Government
$25
hourly
A Police Officer in the Las Cruces, NM Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Las Cruces, NM Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$82,000
per year
A Master Police Officer in the Abilene, TX Area area reported making $82,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Abilene, TX Area area
 
Full-time
Government
$114,000
per year
A Police Officer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $114,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public