Average Police Sergeant Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Police Sergeant in United Kingdom is £41,138.
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£30k - £47k
£775 - £3k
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£30k - £47k

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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.

Career Paths

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Police Sergeant
Service Engineer
Police Officer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Police Sergeant

An early career Police Sergeant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £39,589 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Police Sergeant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £40,386 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Police Sergeant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £41,405 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £40,574.

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Years of Experience

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