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Police Officer Salaries

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2,418 SalariesUpdated May 26, 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
      $80,688/yr
      Range: $40K - $126K
      76 salaries
      $80,688
      $40K$126K
      Metropolitan (Washington) Police
      $65,747/yr
      Range: $54K - $82K
      22 salaries
      $65,747
      $54K$82K
      City of Atlanta
      $42,286/yr
      Range: $40K - $47K
      15 salaries
      $42,286
      $40K$47K
      US Department of Veterans Affairs
      $44,342/yr
      Range: $36K - $56K
      15 salaries
      $44,342
      $36K$56K
      Chicago Police Department
      $80,817/yr
      Range: $74K - $99K
      14 salaries
      $80,817
      $74K$99K
      Chicago
      $80,608/yr
      Range: $66K - $93K
      13 salaries
      $80,608
      $66K$93K
      Memphis Police Department
      $54,863/yr
      Range: $51K - $60K
      12 salaries
      $54,863
      $51K$60K

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      Dallas Police Department-Texas
      $53,532/yr
      Range: $42K - $79K
      11 salaries
      $53,532
      $42K$79K
      LAPD
      $79,004/yr
      Range: $64K - $101K
      10 salaries
      $79,004
      $64K$101K
      US Army
      $42,847/yr
      Range: $33K - $53K
      9 salaries
      $42,847
      $33K$53K
      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
      Metro Nashville Police Department - Tennessee
      $51,414/yr
      Range: $45K - $57K
      9 salaries
      $51,414
      $45K$57K
      Raleigh Police Department
      $38,939/yr
      Range: $32K - $53K
      8 salaries
      $38,939
      $32K$53K
      US Air Force
      $51,128/yr
      Range: $36K - $100K
      8 salaries
      $51,128
      $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
      Gwinnett County Police Department
      $45,164/yr
      Range: $35K - $67K
      8 salaries
      $45,164
      $35K$67K
      GardaWorld
      $51,348/yr
      Range: $42K - $67K
      8 salaries
      $51,348
      $42K$67K
      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.

      $26
      hourly
      A Police Officer in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $26 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Tucson, AZ Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Government
      $18
      hourly
      A Police Officer in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $18 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Pittsburgh, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Hospital
      $47,000
      per year
      A Detective in the Savannah, GA Area area reported making $47,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Savannah, GA Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Government
      $25
      hourly
      A Police Officer in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $25 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Salt Lake City, UT Area area
       
      Full-time
      Government
      $18
      hourly
      A Police Officer in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $18 per hour
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Indianapolis, IN Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Hospital
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