Average Salary for St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Employees

Compensation for St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department employees is around $49K per year on average. At St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your job title — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level factors into the equation as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Median Salary by Job


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Police Officer
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  • Updated: 20 Jun 2017
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Years of Experience

When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (50 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $49K annually on average.


Earning $62K per year on average, Police Sergeants receive the most money, followed by Police Officers (around $47K annually).

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $47K per year for Peace Officer Standards and Trainings; non-accredited workers make much less.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Oral / Verbal Communication; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $49K annually. Training also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; almost all of employees surveyed report using it at work.


The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department provides health insurance to nearly all workers, and the vast majority of respondents do receive dental coverage.

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