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Policeman Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Policeman is $43,146 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Policeman Salary (?
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$25,591 - $78,643
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,145
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Policeman Salary (?
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$7.73 - $33.94
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$25,591 - $78,643  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
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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$24,599 - $80,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$7.73 - $33.94  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $54.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
   
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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$24,599 - $80,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Experience Affects Policeman Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%
Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 10%