Average Police Sergeant Salary in Australia

AU$102,123
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The average salary for a Police Sergeant in Australia is AU$102,123.
10%
AU$68k
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AU$102k
90%
AU$124k
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AU$68k - AU$124k
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AU$69k - AU$128k

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Job Description for Police Sergeant

Police Sergeant Tasks
  • Assign tasks and oversee day-to-day operations to support the lieutenant.
  • Oversee volunteers and interact with the public.
  • Investigate and communicate about patrol activities, crimes and safety.
  • Back up and support emergency and public safety situations.
  • Conduct roll call, equipment inventories, report reviews and staff evaluations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Police Sergeant

A mid-career Police Sergeant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$84,714 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Police Sergeant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$98,950 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$103,313.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Police Sergeant in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 6.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (11.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 55 survey responses.
Mid Career
18.2%
Experienced
23.6%
Late Career
58.2%