POLICE OFFICER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$45,000
$28,000
Min 10%
$45,000
Median 50%
$71,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Wright State University
Highest Paying City
San Mateo, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
6.8 years
How much does a police officer make?
The national average salary for a Police Officer in the United States is $45,192 per year or $21.73 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 43,000. The top 10 percent earn over $71,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $28,000 annually. The most abundant employment opportunities for Police Officers are in Non Profits companies and Health Care companies. States with the highest Police Officer salaries include Nevada, California, Arizona, Utah, and Colorado. The typical employment for a Police Officer is 6.8 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Deputy
$94,769

Average Police Officer Salary By Company

There is good job security in Police Officer positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Most Police Officer jobs are in Non Profits companies and Non Profits companies. Companies like Wright State University or Oakland Parks & Recreation will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like United States Mint and University of Nevada, Las Vegas pay their Police Officers very well.

Average Police Officer Salary By Location

Across America, Police Officers make on average $45,192 annually or $21.73 hourly. The top city when it comes to Police Officer salaries is San Mateo, CA at $61,744 per year. The average starting salary in San Mateo, CA for Police Officers is $27,000. Nevada, California, Arizona, Utah, and Colorado are the highest paying states. Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire have the lowest Police Officer salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Mateo, CA
$61,744
2
Las Vegas, NV
$57,994
3
Albuquerque, NM
$53,208
4
Salt Lake City, UT
$52,911
5
Coral Gables, FL
$52,604

RECENTLY ADDED Police Officer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
City of Ashland Kentucky
Police Officer
10/31/2019
$33,997
City of Greenbelt, Md
Police Officer
10/31/2019
$48,276
City of Kearney
Police Officer
10/31/2019
$49,420
10/31/2019
$35,166
State of Delaware
Police Officer
10/31/2019
$51,430
City of North Liberty
Police Officer
10/31/2019
$40,726
City of Hollywood, Fl
Police Officer
10/31/2019
$60,029
City of Dothan
Police Officer
10/31/2019
$30,679
Minnesota City Jobs
Police Officer
10/31/2019
$59,125
City of Cloquet
Police Officer
10/31/2019
$48,281
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