Average Salary for U.S. Capitol Police Employees

U.S. Capitol Police pays its employees $86K per year on average. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Washington, District of Columbia 

Law Enforcement

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $68K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of U.S. Capitol Police employees (67 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn $107K per year on average.


Police Officers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $77K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Police Officer Certifications earn around $77K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at U.S. Capitol Police — these employees make the most at $122K annually.


At U.S. Capitol Police, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all respondents report having health insurance, and a strong majority of workers report having dental coverage.

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