Police Officer (United States)

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info SALARY PROFILES
44
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
US$ 70,190
info AVG. NET SALARY
US$ 53,941
  UPDATED: 25 Mar 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 23%

What is average salary for Police Officer in United States?

Based on our survey (44 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Police Officer in United States is US$ 70,190. Average NET salary is US$ 53,941. The most frequent GROSS salary is US$ 55,734. The most frequent education is Some College. The most frequent experience are 20+ Years.

City Avg. gross salary Profiles
Philadelphia US$ 92,500 02
Fort Lauderdale US$ 89,387 02
Boston US$ 79,938 02
Phoenix US$ 79,450 02
Boise US$ 69,150 02
Buffalo, United States US$ 46,627 02
Columbia, South Carolina US$ 43,750 02
Atlanta US$ 41,500 02

Salary profiles from individual employees for Police Officer in United States

Below is the list of 44 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(44/44) OFFICER


 Posted: 25 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Law enforcement"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(43/44) OFFICER


 Posted: 04 Mar 2019

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Correctional officer"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 32,000

(42/44) LIEUTENANT


 Posted: 16 Feb 2019

      

Some College, 16-20 years: "supervise patrol"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 83,301

(41/44) CORRECTIONS CAPTAIN


 Posted: 25 Dec 2018

      

High School, 20+ years: "Work for NJ Dept Of Corrections."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 123,000

(40/44) DEPUTY SHERIFF


 Posted: 21 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Law enforcement duties"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

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(39/44) CORRECTIONAL SERGEANT


 Posted: 19 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Care Custody and Control of inmates who have been segregated from society for the safety of the general public."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(38/44) CAPTAIN


 Posted: 22 Jul 2018

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Serve in a leadership role"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(37/44) PATROL OFFICER


 Posted: 16 Jun 2018

      

Some College, 20+ years: "to protect and serve"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(36/44) COUNTY COURT MARSHAL


 Posted: 29 Dec 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Fugitive apprehension. Assist Denver PD on accidents, fights, etc. Manage a caseload of fugitives that have active warrants out of City and County Court. Complete detailed reports for further information. Use discretion when necessary to save money."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 61,000

(35/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 10 May 2016

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Deputy Sheriff- Same as police except we are responsible for unincorporated areas as well as contracted cities."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 86,775

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(34/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 10 Feb 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Police Officer Law Enforcement"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000

(33/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 20 Jan 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "detention officer that works in a jail and supervises inmates"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000

(32/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 01 Mar 2015

      

Some College education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 93,000

(31/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 09 Feb 2015

      

Some College education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(30/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 09 Sep 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(29/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 09 Sep 2014

      

Some College education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 28,000

(28/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 06 Aug 2014

      

Some College education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 92,000

(27/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 26 Jul 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 37,255

(26/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 15 May 2014

      

Some College education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(25/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 02 May 2014

      

Some College education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000

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(24/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 19 Mar 2014

   

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000

(23/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 15 Nov 2013

   

Some College education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 101,000

(22/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 14 Nov 2013

      

High School education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(21/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 21 Oct 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(20/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 08 Oct 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 54,000

(19/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 27 Sep 2013

      

Some College education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 83,789

(18/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 04 Aug 2013

      

Some College education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,000

(17/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 24 Dec 2012

      

Some College education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 38,000

(16/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 31 Aug 2012

      

Some College education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000

(15/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 21 May 2012

      

High School education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 56,000

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(14/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 30 Mar 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

(13/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2012

   

Some College education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 56,000

(12/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 27 Dec 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 55,000

(11/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 21 Dec 2011

      

Some College education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 82,000

(10/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 19 Dec 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 55,000

(9/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 17 Nov 2011

      

Some College education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 33,500

(8/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 03 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 41,000

(7/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 28 Sep 2011

      

High School education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 59,876

(6/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 14 Sep 2011

      

Some College education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 43,000

(5/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 04 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 55,000

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(4/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 27 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000

(3/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 03 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 55,000

(2/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 26 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 103,000

(1/44) POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 25 Jun 2011

      

Some College education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 78,900

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  SURVEY BY LEVELS   POLICE OFFICER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
125K US$ 121,500
02
115K US$ 110,000
01
105K US$ 100,800
05
95K US$ 92,500
04
85K US$ 82,980
07
75K US$ 72,966
03
65K US$ 62,000
03
55K US$ 55,734
08
45K US$ 43,500
06
35K US$ 35,188
04
25K US$ 28,000
01

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  SURVEY BY GENDER   POLICE OFFICER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 74,270 30
Female US$ 77,000 02
N/A US$ 58,856 12

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION   POLICE OFFICER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Masters Degree US$ 100,000 01
Bachelors Degree US$ 66,645 19
Some College US$ 71,163 20
High School US$ 74,719 04

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE   POLICE OFFICER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 82,071 11
16-20 Years US$ 79,460 05
12-16 Years US$ 87,842 07
8-12 Years US$ 55,682 07
4-8 Years US$ 57,679 07
2-4 Years US$ 52,958 03
1-2 Years US$ 55,000 03
0-1 Year US$ 56,000 01

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  SURVEY BY AGES   POLICE OFFICER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
63-68 US$ 123,000 01
57-62 US$ 83,789 01
51-56 US$ 68,500 06
45-50 US$ 79,043 07
39-44 US$ 90,000 04
33-38 US$ 74,500 04
27-32 US$ 63,004 07
22-26 US$ 56,000 01
16-21 US$ 56,000 01
N/A US$ 58,856 12

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  SURVEY BY WORK   POLICE OFFICER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 70,190 44

  SURVEY BY CITIES   POLICE OFFICER   UNITED STATES

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# Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Philadelphia Police Officer US$ 92,500 02
2. Fort Lauderdale Police Officer US$ 89,387 02
3. Boston Police Officer US$ 79,938 02
4. Phoenix Police Officer US$ 79,450 02
5. Boise Police Officer US$ 69,150 02
6. Buffalo, United States Police Officer US$ 46,627 02
7. Columbia, South Carolina Police Officer US$ 43,750 02
8. Atlanta Police Officer US$ 41,500 02

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Canada Canada Police Officer US$ 85,950 CA$ 92,462 14
2. United States United States US$ 70,190 US$ 70,190 44

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