The average salary for a Police Officer is AU$69,464 per year.

AU$49,687 - AU$99,450
AU$50K
AU$69K
AU$99K
MEDIAN: AU$69,464
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AU$20.13 - AU$45.96
AU$20
AU$27
AU$46
MEDIAN: AU$27.26
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$34KAU$68KAU$102K
Salary
AU$49,687 - AU$99,450  
   
Bonus
AU$151.01 - AU$14,899  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$49,499 - AU$99,820  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$24AU$48AU$72
Hourly Rate
AU$20.13 - AU$45.96  
   
Overtime
AU$20.43 - AU$71.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$151.01 - AU$14,899  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$49,499 - AU$99,820  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Pay by Experience Level for Police Officer

Pay by Experience for a Police Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Police Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 130 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Police Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Police Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 50 salaries. A Police Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$68,865

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Key Stats for Police Officer

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Police Officer Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

▲27%

▲7%

National Average
AU$69,000

▼7%

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 55%
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