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New York Police Department Detective Salaries

Updated May 6, 2022



Base Pay Average

53 Salaries


Additional Pay Average:




$48,417 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 2 salaries

$40,946 - $55,888 Range
Stock Bonus, Profit Sharing, Commission Sharing, Tips have not been reported for this role

How much does a Detective at New York Police Department make?

The typical New York Police Department Detective salary is $116,136 per year. Detective salaries at New York Police Department can range from $95,120 - $199,907 per year. This estimate is based upon 53 New York Police Department Detective salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Detective at New York Police Department can expect to make an average total pay of $118,483 per year.


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Detective Salaries by Demographic

Averages based on self-reported salaries. There may be multiple reasons for pay differences - one of which is a small number of salaries submitted per job. Help make it more accurate by adding yours. Learn how this feature works.

Salaries Submitted
Average Base Pay (USD)
4 salaries


Race/Ethnicity Not Reported
43 salaries


Indigenous American or Alaska Native
Not enough salaries reported
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Not enough salaries reported
Middle Eastern
Not enough salaries reported
Black or African American
Not enough salaries reported
Hispanic or Latinx
Not enough salaries reported
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New York Police Department Salary FAQs

The average salary for a Detective is $72,972 per year in United States, which is 37% lower than the average New York Police Department salary of $116,136 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of a Detective ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $47,412 per year and goes up to $44,930 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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