The average pay for a Policeman is $44,699 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Policeman Total Pay (?
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$28,939 - $79,542
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MEDIAN: $44,698
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Policeman Total Pay (?
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$7.66 - $34.25
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$28,939 - $79,542  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$24,374 - $81,081  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$7.66 - $34.25  
   
Overtime
$8.50 - $70.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
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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$24,374 - $81,081  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Policeman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Experienced
up arrow 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 7 votes.
Gender
Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 9%
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