Average Police Lieutenant Salary

$80,791
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$52k
MEDIAN
$81k
90%
$148k

The average salary for a Police Lieutenant is $80,791

Base Salary
$52k - $148k
Bonus
$990 - $25k
Total Pay
$50k - $144k
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What Do Police Lieutenants Do?

Police Lieutenant Tasks
  • Manage, motivate, train, evaluate and discipline team; schedule and prioritize weapons, firearms and other training activities.
  • Supervise and participate in the daily care and maintenance of station, supplies, equipment and grounds.
  • Direct all aspects of division during emergency, disaster and other crisis events.
  • Assist in forecasting and administering budget processes.
  • Attend and contribute to department meetings, and aid in the development and implementation of department goals and objectives.
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Job Satisfaction for Police Lieutenant

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Gender Breakdown

Male
86.4%
Female
13.6%
This data is based on 103 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

91%

Dental

83%

Vision

71%

None

9%