Mid-Career Police Officer Salary

The average Mid-Career Police Officer earns approximately $52K per year. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,598 - $86,849
$35K
$52K
$87K
MEDIAN: $51,507
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50%
90%

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$15.49 - $34.68
$15
$23
$35
MEDIAN: $22.80
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90%

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$0$86K
Salary $34,598 - $86,849
Bonus $10.30 - $7,757
Profit Sharing $208.50
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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$33,836 - $84,881
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 606
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $15.49 - $34.68
Hourly Tips $1.15
Overtime $23.38 - $61.41
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $10.30 - $7,757
Profit Sharing $208.50
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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$33,836 - $84,881
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 322

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,219

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Los Angeles offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Police Officers, 64 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Police Officers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+51 percent), Phoenix (+33 percent), New York (+31 percent), and Miami (+21 percent). In Charlotte, salaries are 18 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 17 percent less in San Antonio and 11 percent less in Indianapolis, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Police Officer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.
5-9 years
72%
10-19 years
28%
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Skills That Affect Police Officer Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼1%

Leadership
▼2%


Training
▼5%

Law Enforcement
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 7%
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