Sergeant

Sergeant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$85,000
$46,000
Min 10%
$85,000
Median 50%
$154,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
NJVC
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
5.9 years
How much does a sergeant make?
Sergeants in the US make on average $85,277 annually or $41.0 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $154,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $46,000 per year. Professional companies and Hospitality companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Sergeant salaries are New Jersey, New York, Alaska, District of Columbia, and Washington. The typical tenure for a Sergeant is 5.9 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Lieutenant
$84,513

Average Sergeant Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Sergeant in the United States is $85,277 per year or $41.0 per hour. Working in New York, NY as a Sergeant will pay you the highest wages at around $100,862 per year. The average starting salary in New York, NY for Sergeants is $54,000. New Jersey, New York, Alaska, District of Columbia, and Washington are the highest paying states. On the other hand, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Utah, and Idaho report the lowest wages for Sergeants.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
New York, NY
$100,862
2
Anchorage, AK
$99,597
3
Washington, DC
$92,564
4
Olympia, WA
$88,748
5
Hartford, CT
$81,995

Average Sergeant Salary By Company

There is good job security in Sergeant positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Sergeants are Professional companies and Hospitality companies. NJVC and University of Alaska are the best paying companies for Sergeants. In addition, companies like Dallas Independent School District and St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center report highly competitive salaries for Sergeants.

Recently Added Sergeant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
01/29/2020
$53,040
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Sergeant
01/28/2020
$46,873
01/21/2020
$34,749
01/04/2020
$68,871
12/31/2019
$35,479
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Sergeant
12/27/2019
$46,873
12/26/2019
$52,068
12/06/2019
$62,000
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Sergeant
11/28/2019
$46,873
Cuny
Sergeant
11/26/2019
$49,000
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