LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$45,000
$24,000
Min 10%
$45,000
Median 50%
$84,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Recovery Innovations Inc.
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
6.3 years
How much does a law enforcement officer make?
Law Enforcement Officers in America make, on average, $45,147 a year or $21.71 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 60,000. The top 10 percent earn over $84,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $24,000 annually. The most abundant employment opportunities for Law Enforcement Officers are in Professional companies and Health Care companies. States with the highest Law Enforcement Officer salaries include New Jersey, Delaware, Rhode Island, New York, and Connecticut. Most Law Enforcement Officers spend 6.3 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Officer
$46,885

Average Law Enforcement Officer Salary By Company

Law Enforcement Officers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Professional companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Law Enforcement Officers. Recovery Innovations Inc. and G4S are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like S.C. Department of Commerce or Virginia's Community Colleges, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Law Enforcement Officers.

Average Law Enforcement Officer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Law Enforcement Officer in the United States is $45,147 per year or $21.71 per hour. The top city when it comes to Law Enforcement Officer salaries is New York, NY at $54,302 per year. The average entry-level salary in New York, NY is $26,000. New Jersey, Delaware, Rhode Island, New York, and Connecticut are the top 5 highest earning states for Law Enforcement Officers. New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Mississippi are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
New York, NY
$54,302
2
Boston, MA
$52,393
3
Richmond, VA
$48,297
4
Saint Paul, MN
$46,537
5
Durham, NC
$43,554

RECENTLY ADDED Law Enforcement Officer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Forest Service
Law Enforcement Officer
10/30/2019
$41,868
State of Florida
Law Enforcement Officer
10/24/2019
$27,809
University of South Carolina
Law Enforcement Officer
10/23/2019
$30,600
Costar Group
Law Enforcement Officer
10/23/2019
$105,000
Sc Department of Public Safety
Law Enforcement Officer
10/11/2019
$27,527
G4S
Law Enforcement Officer
10/10/2019
$37,566
Federal Reserve Bank
Law Enforcement Officer
10/09/2019
$42,400
State of Florida
Law Enforcement Officer
09/25/2019
$26,676
University of South Carolina
Law Enforcement Officer
09/21/2019
$36,000
Federal Reserve Bank
Law Enforcement Officer
09/11/2019
$44,600
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