Average Police Detective Salary

Average Police Detective Salary

$62,446
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$45k
MEDIAN
$62k
90%
$99k

The average salary for a Police Detective is $62,446

Base Salary
$45k - $99k
Bonus
$148 - $26k
Total Pay
$47k - $103k
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What Do Police Detectives Do?

Police Detective Tasks
  • Compile, examine, and secure case evidence.
  • May testify in court.
  • Interview suspects, witnesses and victims.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
84.6%
Female
15.4%
This data is based on 52 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

94%

Dental

78%

Vision

75%

None

6%