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Police Officer Salaries

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2,418 SalariesUpdated Feb 17, 2018
Average Base Pay
$52,540/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$35K
Low
$53K
Average
$80K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,716
Range$511 - $14,224
How much does a Police Officer make?

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
      $80,645/yr
      Range: $40K - $126K
      73 salaries
      $80,645
      $40K$126K
      Metropolitan (Washington) Police
      $65,747/yr
      Range: $54K - $82K
      22 salaries
      $65,747
      $54K$82K
      US Department of Veterans Affairs
      $44,342/yr
      Range: $36K - $56K
      15 salaries
      $44,342
      $36K$56K
      City of Atlanta
      $42,235/yr
      Range: $40K - $47K
      14 salaries
      $42,235
      $40K$47K
      Chicago Police Department
      $81,265/yr
      Range: $74K - $99K
      13 salaries
      $81,265
      $74K$99K
      Chicago
      $80,608/yr
      Range: $66K - $93K
      13 salaries
      $80,608
      $66K$93K
      Memphis Police Department
      $54,436/yr
      Range: $51K - $60K
      10 salaries
      $54,436
      $51K$60K

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      Dallas Police Department-Texas
      $53,686/yr
      Range: $42K - $79K
      10 salaries
      $53,686
      $42K$79K
      AlliedBarton
      $47,457/yr
      Range: $42K - $54K
      9 salaries
      $47,457
      $42K$54K
      Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
      $48,717/yr
      Range: $35K - $64K
      9 salaries
      $48,717
      $35K$64K
      Gwinnett County Police Department
      $44,368/yr
      Range: $35K - $67K
      9 salaries
      $44,368
      $35K$67K
      LAPD
      $77,004/yr
      Range: $64K - $101K
      9 salaries
      $77,004
      $64K$101K
      US Army
      $43,590/yr
      Range: $33K - $53K
      8 salaries
      $43,590
      $33K$53K
      Raleigh Police Department
      $38,939/yr
      Range: $32K - $53K
      8 salaries
      $38,939
      $32K$53K
      US Air Force
      $52,378/yr
      Range: $36K - $100K
      8 salaries
      $52,378
      $36K$100K
      Detroit Police Department
      $53,968/yr
      Range: $36K - $80K
      8 salaries
      $53,968
      $36K$80K
      Atlanta Police Department
      $39,891/yr
      Range: $35K - $43K
      8 salaries
      $39,891
      $35K$43K
      GardaWorld
      $51,348/yr
      Range: $42K - $67K
      8 salaries
      $51,348
      $42K$67K
      Metro Nashville Police Department - Tennessee
      $50,716/yr
      Range: $45K - $55K
      8 salaries
      $50,716
      $45K$55K
      US Department of Defense
      $51,012/yr
      Range: $35K - $65K
      8 salaries
      $51,012
      $35K$65K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $24
      hourly
      A Police Officer in the Yuma, AZ Area area reported making $24 per hour
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Yuma, AZ Area area
       
      Full-time
      Government
      $57,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Stockton, CA Area area reported making $57,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Stockton, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $50,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Salisbury, MD Area area reported making $50,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Salisbury, MD Area area
       
      Full-time
      Government
      $59,500
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $59,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Detroit, MI Area area
       
      Full-time
      Government
      $48,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $48,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Government
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