Average Police Officer Salary in Canada

Avg. Base Salary (CAD)

The average salary for a Police Officer is C$83,456 in 2023

Base Salary
C$49k - C$103k
C$194 - C$20k
Total Pay
C$49k - C$103k
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What Do Police Officers Do?

Police Officer Tasks
  • Patrol neighborhoods to prevent and stop crimes and threats to safety.
  • Coordinate community work and outreach and offer educational services.
  • Arrest offenders and suspects, collect evidence, and testify about cases.
  • Respond to incidents and complaints, document interactions, and collect evidence.
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How do Police Officers Rate Their Jobs?

3.4 out of 5
Based on 9 responses, the job of Police Officer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.44 out of 5. On average, Police Officers are satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Police Officers

What is the highest pay for Police Officers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Police Officer is CA$103k / year

What is the lowest pay for Police Officers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Police Officer is CA$49k / year

How can Police Officers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Police Officer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Police Officer that oversees more junior Police Officers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.