Average Police Officer Salary in United Kingdom

£30,933
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£1,179
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The average salary for a Police Officer in United Kingdom is £30,933.
10%
£22k
MEDIAN
£31k
90%
£41k
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£22k - £41k
Bonus
£203 - £3k
Total Pay
£21k - £40k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Police Officer

Skills in Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication and Emergency Response.

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 £22,909 based on 17 salaries. An early career Police Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,403 based on 149 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £32,739 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Police Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £37,393 based on 107 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £37,380.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow earn an average of 7.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (1.2% more) and Manchester, England: Manchester (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Liverpool, England: Liverpool (11.1% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (3.4% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 413 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.1%
Early Career
36.1%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
25.9%
Late Career
12.8%