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Average Salary - Police Officer / United States UNITED STATES


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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$74,279 USD

£57,057 GBP
New York City

$103,000 USD

$57,000 USD

£43,784 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Police Officer / United States

Average salary for Police Officer / United States is $74,279 USD per year. The most typical earning is $57,000 USD. All data are based on 55 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $79,400 USD. Women receive a salary of $68,000 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Masters Degree with salary of $115,000 USD. The second most paid education level is High School with salary of $75,800 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 16-20 Years of experience receive salary of $103,600 USD. Employees with 12-16 Years of experience receive $87,800 USD.

Levels / Police Officer / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
0 n/a
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
0 n/a
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
1 100%
1.82%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
2 98.18%
3.64%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
2 94.55%
3.64%
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
3 90.91%
5.45%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
3 85.45%
5.45%
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
2 80%
3.64%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
7 76.36%
12.73%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
4 63.64%
7.27%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
2 56.36%
3.64%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
3 52.73%
5.45%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
3 47.27%
5.45%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
6 41.82%
10.91%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
2 30.91%
3.64%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
3 27.27%
5.45%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
1 21.82%
1.82%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
5 20%
9.09%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
0 n/a
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
1 10.91%
1.82%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
0 n/a
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
2 9.09%
3.64%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
0 n/a
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
0 n/a
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
1 5.45%
1.82%
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
1 3.64%
1.82%
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
0 n/a
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
0 n/a
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
0 n/a
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
1 1.82%
1.82%
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
0 n/a
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
0 n/a
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
0 n/a
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
0 n/a
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
0 n/a
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
0 n/a

Gender / Police Officer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 40 $79,400 USD
2 Women 3 $68,000 USD

Education / Police Officer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Masters Degree 3 $115,000 USD
2 High School 5 $75,800 USD
3 Bachelors Degree 23 $72,200 USD
4 Some College 24 $70,800 USD

Experience / Police Officer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 16-20 Years 9 $103,600 USD
2 12-16 Years 7 $87,800 USD
3 20+ Years 11 $82,100 USD
4 1-2 Years 4 $61,300 USD
5 4-8 Years 8 $59,800 USD
6 8-12 Years 10 $58,000 USD
7 0-1 Year 1 $56,000 USD
8 2-4 Years 5 $55,200 USD

Age / Police Officer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 66-70 1 $123,000 USD
2 41-45 5 $101,200 USD
3 46-50 7 $91,000 USD
4 56-60 3 $86,300 USD
5 36-40 6 $82,000 USD
6 21-25 1 $80,000 USD
7 51-55 6 $74,300 USD
8 26-30 7 $61,200 USD
9 n/a 12 $58,900 USD
10 31-35 6 $58,600 USD
11 14-20 1 $56,000 USD

Work Type / Police Officer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Permanent 55 $74,300 USD

States / Police Officer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 New Jersey 1 $123,000 USD
2 Ohio 2 $122,500 USD
3 Pennsylvania 3 $106,700 USD
4 Washington State 3 $106,700 USD
5 Minnesota 1 $100,000 USD
6 Michigan 1 $93,000 USD
7 Kentucky 1 $90,000 USD
8 Florida 5 $84,800 USD
9 Maryland 1 $83,800 USD
10 California 2 $82,500 USD
11 Missouri 1 $82,000 USD
12 Massachusetts 2 $79,900 USD
13 Arizona 2 $79,500 USD
14 Nebraska 1 $75,000 USD
15 Louisiana 1 $70,000 USD
16 Idaho 3 $69,400 USD
17 New York State 3 $65,400 USD
18 Texas 4 $65,000 USD
19 District Of Columbia (DC) 1 $65,000 USD
20 Colorado 1 $61,000 USD
21 Tennessee 1 $55,000 USD
22 Alabama 2 $49,500 USD
23 Georgia 3 $47,700 USD
24 South Carolina 2 $43,800 USD
25 Rhode Island 1 $43,000 USD
26 New Mexico 1 $42,000 USD
27 Utah 1 $41,000 USD
28 North Carolina 2 $36,500 USD

Cities / Police Officer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Columbus 1 $185,000 USD
2 Seattle 2 $130,000 USD
3 Newark 1 $123,000 USD
4 Los Angeles 1 $110,000 USD
5 Philadelphia 3 $106,700 USD
6 New York City 1 $103,000 USD
7 Minneapolis 1 $100,000 USD
8 Miami 1 $95,000 USD
9 Detroit 1 $93,000 USD
10 Louisville 1 $90,000 USD
11 Fort Lauderdale 2 $89,400 USD
12 Baltimore 1 $83,800 USD
13 St. Louis 1 $82,000 USD
14 Houston 1 $80,000 USD
15 Tampa 1 $80,000 USD
16 Boston 2 $79,900 USD
17 Phoenix 2 $79,500 USD
18 Fort Worth 1 $75,000 USD
19 Lincoln 1 $75,000 USD
20 Orlando 1 $70,000 USD
21 New Orleans 1 $70,000 USD
22 Boise 3 $69,400 USD
23 --Other-- 3 $67,300 USD
24 Mobile 1 $67,000 USD
25 Washington DC 1 $65,000 USD
26 Denver 1 $61,000 USD
27 Akron 1 $60,000 USD
28 Spokane 1 $60,000 USD
29 Nashville 1 $55,000 USD
30 Sacramento 1 $55,000 USD
31 Dallas 2 $52,500 USD
32 Atlanta 3 $47,700 USD
33 Buffalo, United States 2 $46,600 USD
34 Winston-Salem 1 $45,000 USD
35 Columbia, South Carolina 2 $43,800 USD
36 Providence 1 $43,000 USD
37 Albuquerque 1 $42,000 USD
38 Salt Lake City 1 $41,000 USD
39 Huntsville 1 $32,000 USD
40 Raleigh 1 $28,000 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Commander
Posted 30 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Columbus Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert $185,000 USD

Officer
Posted 22 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Mobile Some College 2-4 Years Expert $67,000 USD

Police Officer
Posted 26 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Akron Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert $60,000 USD

Officer
Posted 24 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Houston High School 1-2 Years Intermediate $80,000 USD

Community Resource Officer
Posted 13 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Fort Worth Some College 4-8 Years Advanced $75,000 USD

State Trooper
Posted 23 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Philadelphia Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced $135,000 USD

Officer
Posted 09 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Lincoln Some College 16-20 Years Advanced $75,000 USD

Sergeant
Posted 12 January 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Some College 8-12 Years n/a $60,000 USD

Patrol
Posted 21 November 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boise Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $70,000 USD

Officer
Posted 17 September 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seattle Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years n/a $140,000 USD

Police Officer
Posted 23 July 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a $50,000 USD

Officer
Posted 25 March 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Washington DC Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $65,000 USD

Officer
Posted 04 March 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Huntsville Some College 8-12 Years n/a $32,000 USD

Lieutenant
Posted 16 February 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boise Some College 16-20 Years n/a $83,300 USD

Corrections Captain
Posted 24 December 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Newark High School 20+ Years n/a $123,000 USD

Deputy Sheriff
Posted 21 September 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tampa Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $80,000 USD

Correctional Sergeant
Posted 19 September 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Orlando Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years n/a $70,000 USD

Captain
Posted 21 July 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Minneapolis Masters Degree 20+ Years n/a $100,000 USD

Patrol Officer
Posted 15 June 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Some College 20+ Years n/a $100,000 USD

County Court Marshal
Posted 29 December 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Denver Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a $61,000 USD


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