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Police Officer Salaries in United States

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Average Base Pay
$53,894/yr
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$36K
Low
$54K
Average
$82K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,746
Range$518 - $14,541
How much does a Police Officer make?

The national average salary for a Police Officer is $53,894 in United States. Filter by location to see Police Officer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,092 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Police Officer employees.

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      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      New York Police Department
      $87,926/yr
      Range: $42K - $134K
      90 salaries
      $87,926/yr
      $42K$134K
      Metropolitan Police Department of Washington DC
      $69,903/yr
      Range: $56K - $86K
      28 salaries
      $69,903/yr
      $56K$86K
      Chicago Police Department
      $82,759/yr
      Range: $72K - $104K
      24 salaries
      $82,759/yr
      $72K$104K
      US Department of Veterans Affairs
      $47,920/yr
      Range: $38K - $58K
      23 salaries
      $47,920/yr
      $38K$58K
      Memphis
      $58,200/yr
      Range: $54K - $66K
      22 salaries
      $58,200/yr
      $54K$66K
      Dallas Police Department-Texas
      $53,044/yr
      Range: $45K - $78K
      16 salaries
      $53,044/yr
      $45K$78K
      City of Atlanta
      $44,550/yr
      Range: $42K - $49K
      16 salaries
      $44,550/yr
      $42K$49K

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      Houston Police Department
      $57,884/yr
      Range: $43K - $82K
      14 salaries
      $57,884/yr
      $43K$82K
      Chicago
      $88,441/yr
      Range: $70K - $96K
      14 salaries
      $88,441/yr
      $70K$96K
      US Air Force
      $42,592/yr
      Range: $36K - $108K
      13 salaries
      $42,592/yr
      $36K$108K
      Metro Nashville Police Department - Tennessee
      $55,685/yr
      Range: $49K - $63K
      12 salaries
      $55,685/yr
      $49K$63K
      US Army
      $42,698/yr
      Range: $35K - $56K
      11 salaries
      $42,698/yr
      $35K$56K
      Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
      $50,324/yr
      Range: $37K - $70K
      11 salaries
      $50,324/yr
      $37K$70K
      LAPD
      $76,051/yr
      Range: $67K - $105K
      10 salaries
      $76,051/yr
      $67K$105K
      Atlanta Police Department
      $43,902/yr
      Range: $38K - $70K
      10 salaries
      $43,902/yr
      $38K$70K
      US Department of Defense
      $51,989/yr
      Range: $38K - $69K
      9 salaries
      $51,989/yr
      $38K$69K
      Dallas
      $57,412/yr
      Range: $46K - $85K
      9 salaries
      $57,412/yr
      $46K$85K
      AlliedBarton
      $50,421/yr
      Range: $44K - $58K
      9 salaries
      $50,421/yr
      $44K$58K
      Detroit Police Department
      $56,870/yr
      Range: $38K - $85K
      9 salaries
      $56,870/yr
      $38K$85K
      City of Raleigh
      $52,984/yr
      Range: $37K - $79K
      9 salaries
      $52,984/yr
      $37K$79K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $80,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $80,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $68,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $68,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $41,500
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Salina, KS Area area reported making $41,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Salina, KS Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Government
      $82,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $82,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Government
      $45,000
      per year
      A Detective in the Wilmington, NC Area area reported making $45,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Wilmington, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Government