State Trooper Salary (United States)

A State Trooper earns an average salary of $50,621 per year.
State Trooper Total Pay (?
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$36,428 - $83,342
(Median)
36K
51K
65K
83K
MEDIAN: $50,620
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State Trooper Total Pay (?
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$12.63 - $38.73
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$36,428 - $83,342  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
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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$36,208 - $84,036  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 210
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$12.63 - $38.73  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $64.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
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).
)
$36,208 - $84,036  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 210
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Job Description for State Trooper

  • Log and file all interactions and activities.
  • Assist at accident and crime sites to ensure public safety.
  • Patrol assigned areas providing traffic and law enforcement.
  • Perform searches and arrests.

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Pay by Experience Level for State Trooper

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

Experience Affects State Trooper Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$51,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 6%
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