Average Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer Salary in United Kingdom

£29,964
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£1,250
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The average salary for a Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer in United Kingdom is £29,964.
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MEDIAN £29,964
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Salary
£21k - £41k
Bonus
£118 - £4k
Total Pay
£21k - £42k

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Job Description for Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer

Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer Tasks
  • Execute arrest warrants, locating and taking persons into custody.
  • Record daily activities and submit logs and other related reports and paperwork to appropriate authorities.
  • Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations.
  • Investigate illegal or suspicious activities.
  • Identify, pursue, and arrest suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts.

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Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer

Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Writing Procedures & Documentation, Security Policies and Procedures and Emergency Response.

Pay by Experience Level for Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer

An entry-level Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £23,075 based on 18 salaries. An early career Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,091 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £35,470 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,090 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £42,322.
Employees with Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer in their job title in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast earn an average of 30.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (15.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 182 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.9%
Early Career
37.9%
Mid Career
18.7%
Experienced
25.8%
Late Career
7.7%