Policeman Salary

Male Policemans number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $42K per year in the United States. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$24,766 - $73,044

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$13.41 - $32.21

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$24,766 - $73,044  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$25,614 - $75,992  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.41 - $32.21  
   
Overtime
$2.14 - $52.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
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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$25,614 - $75,992  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Pay by Experience Level for Policeman

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Policemans with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $41K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $49K. Policemans claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $49K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Policemans with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $51K.

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Experience Affects Policeman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 5%
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