Officer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Union Bank
Highest Paying City
Baltimore, MD
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does an officer make?
The national average salary for an Officer in the U.S. is $56,693 annually or $27.26 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $93,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $34,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Officers are Non Profits companies and Finance companies. Maryland, Rhode Island, New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut have the highest paying Officer jobs. Most Officers spend 3.4 years in the position.

Average Officer Salary By Location

As an Officer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $56,693 per year or $27.26 per hour. Officers make the most in Baltimore, MD at about $87,689 per year. The average starting salary in Baltimore, MD for Officers is $49,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Officer salaries are Maryland, Rhode Island, New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. The lowest earning states are Arkansas, Kansas, Tennessee, Indiana, and Iowa.

Map of Officer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Officers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Officer Salary By Company

If you are an Officer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Non Profits companies and Finance companies have the most job opportunities for Officers. Companies like Union Bank or State Street will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like HSBC North America Holdings and Citi report highly competitive salaries for Officers.

Officer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Officer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Officer can range from $42,321 to $69,259 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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