A Public Safety Officer earns an average wage of $13.84 per hour.
Public Safety Officer Total Pay (?
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$27,242 - $61,453
(Median)
27K
39K
47K
61K
MEDIAN: $39,120
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Public Safety Officer Total Pay (?
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$10.35 - $22.31
(Median)
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22
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,242 - $61,453  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,500  
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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$23,574 - $55,457  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.35 - $22.31  
   
Overtime
$10.61 - $39.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,500  
   
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).
)
$23,574 - $55,457  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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What is it like working as a Public Safety Officer?
Public Safety Officer in Charlotte:
"Novant Health Public Safety Pros/Cons."
Pros: Novant Health presents a professional environment with plenty of job security when it comes to public safety. Immediate management is great and the pay is good.
Cons: Career ladder progression in this field is severely limited. 80% of pay progression will result in accepting positions within Novant Health, but outside of public safety.

Experience Affects Public Safety Officer Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 12 votes.
Gender
Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 15%
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