How much does a State Trooper make?

Updated Sep 24, 2021

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$65,047 /yr
Average Base Pay

228 salaries

$44K

Low

$65K

Average

$96K

High

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The national average salary for State Trooper is $65,047 per year in United States. Filter by location to see State Trooper salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 228 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by State Trooper employees.

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President$160,716 /yr
L3
President III$98,571 /yr
L4
Lead President$207,551 /yr
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Florida DHSMV
3.1

Florida DHSMV

State Trooper

$45,846

 /yr
Range: $38K - $77K
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$38K

$77K

$37,835 - $77,470 Range

Ohio State Highway Patrol
3.7

Ohio State Highway Patrol

State Trooper

$73,741

 /yr
Range: $53K - $91K

$53K

$91K

$53,449 - $90,647 Range

Arizona Department of Public Safety
3.7

Arizona Department of Public Safety

State Trooper

$68,352

 /yr
Range: $51K - $74K

$51K

$74K

$50,537 - $73,721 Range

Missouri State Highway Patrol
2.8

Missouri State Highway Patrol

State Trooper

$52,311

 /yr
Range: $49K - $74K

$49K

$74K

$48,932 - $73,762 Range

Colorado State Patrol
3.3

Colorado State Patrol

State Trooper

$85,360

 /yr
Range: $78K - $91K

$78K

$91K

$78,000 - $91,000 Range

New York State Police
4.2

New York State Police

State Trooper

$98,948

 /yr
Range: $75K - $120K

$75K

$120K

$74,967 - $119,942 Range

Maryland State Police
3.5

Maryland State Police

State Trooper

$65,819

 /yr
Range: $53K - $88K

$53K

$88K

$53,202 - $88,465 Range

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Texas Department of Public Safety
3.5

Texas Department of Public Safety

State Trooper

$75,273

 /yr
Range: $40K - $107K

$40K

$107K

$40,242 - $106,749 Range

Washington State Patrol
3.5

Washington State Patrol

State Trooper

$92,629

 /yr
Range: $67K - $124K

$67K

$124K

$66,725 - $124,364 Range

Pennsylvania State Police
4.2

Pennsylvania State Police

State Trooper

$85,987

 /yr
Range: $64K - $108K

$64K

$108K

$64,283 - $107,585 Range

Virginia State Police
2.9

Virginia State Police

State Trooper

$61,632

 /yr
Range: $48K - $100K

$48K

$100K

$48,476 - $100,481 Range

Michigan State Police
3.5

Michigan State Police

State Trooper

$59,547

 /yr
Range: $47K - $64K

$47K

$64K

$47,000 - $63,579 Range

Kentucky State Police
4.1

Kentucky State Police

State Trooper

$48,809

 /yr
Range: $39K - $65K

$39K

$65K

$39,231 - $64,750 Range

South Carolina Highway Patrol

State Trooper

$39,180

 /yr
Range: $36K - $66K

$36K

$66K

$35,635 - $65,711 Range

New Jersey State Police
4

New Jersey State Police

State Trooper

$75,515

 /yr
Range: $69K - $128K

$69K

$128K

$68,907 - $128,286 Range

State of Colorado
3.5

State of Colorado

State Trooper

$86,476

 /yr
Range: $74K - $89K

$74K

$89K

$73,720 - $88,988 Range

State of Ohio
3.7

State of Ohio

State Trooper - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $28 - $36

$28

$36

$28 - $36 Range

Indiana State Police
3.6

Indiana State Police

State Trooper

$51,982

 /yr
Range: $44K - $59K

$44K

$59K

$43,760 - $58,739 Range

South Carolina Department of Public Safety
3.3

South Carolina Department of Public Safety

State Trooper

$48,440

 /yr
Range: $43K - $72K

$43K

$72K

$43,356 - $71,500 Range

Utah Highway Patrol
4.3

Utah Highway Patrol

State Trooper - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $23 - $26

$23

$26

$23 - $26 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a State Trooper salaries

The national average salary for a State Trooper is $65,047 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a State Trooper salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 228 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a State Trooper employees.

The highest salary for a State Trooper in United States is $95,713 per year.

The lowest salary for a State Trooper in United States is $44,206 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a State Trooper or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a State Trooper.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$90,000
per year
A President in the Kalispell, MT Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Kalispell, MT Area area
Intern
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$360,000
per year
A President in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $360,000 per year
Additional Pay
$150k cash bonus
$220k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$88,032
per year
A State Trooper in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $88,032 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Denver, CO Area area
 
Full-time
Government
$120,000
per year
A President in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$215,000
per year
A President in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $215,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$350
hourly
A President in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $350 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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