Average Salary for Atlanta Police Department Employees

Compensation for Atlanta Police Department employees is around $46K per year on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at Atlanta Police Department fluctuate depending on your experience level; your role at the company also matters, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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  • Updated: 18 Jun 2017
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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $34K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Atlanta Police Department employees (44 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $55K per year on average.


Earning $62K annually on average, Police Lieutenants receive the most money, followed by Police Officers ($46K per year).

Certifications and Degrees

Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in $42K annually.


When it comes to skills, Training seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $46K per year.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For the vast majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage, too.

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