Average Police Chief Salary

$74,903
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$48k
MEDIAN
$75k
90%
$130k

The average salary for a Police Chief is $74,903

Base Salary
$48k - $130k
Bonus
$776 - $13k
Total Pay
$43k - $128k
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What Do Police Chiefs Do?

Police Chief Tasks
  • Oversee police department, including training, hiring, and policy creation.
  • Manage the budget, including bargaining, negotiations, and tracking software for expenditures.
  • Communicate with the public, the media, and local groups.
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How do Police Chiefs Rate Their Jobs?

4.3 out of 5
(80)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews
Based on 80 responses, the job of Police Chief has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.33 out of 5. On average, Police Chiefs are highly satisfied with their job.