Average Police Officer Salary in Canada

C$78,309
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C$1,500
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The average salary for a Police Officer in Canada is C$78,309.
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C$41k
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C$78k
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C$102k
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MEDIAN C$78,309
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Salary
C$41k - C$102k
Bonus
C$12 - C$20k
Total Pay
C$41k - C$102k

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Job Description for Police Officer

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.

Job Satisfaction for Police Officer

3.6 out of 5
(20)
Highly Satisfied
23Reviews

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Pay by Experience Level for Police Officer

An entry-level Police Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$50,794 based on 33 salaries. An early career Police Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$62,420 based on 143 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$80,923 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Police Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$87,337 based on 87 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$97,662.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 6.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Surrey, British Columbia (4.5% more) and Calgary, Alberta (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (7.1% less), Toronto, Ontario (3.0% less) and Edmonton, Alberta (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 418 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.9%
Early Career
34.2%
Mid Career
20.3%
Experienced
20.8%
Late Career
16.7%