Average Experienced Police Lieutenant Salary

$76,797
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$51k
MEDIAN
$77k
90%
$138k

The average salary for a Police Lieutenant is $76,797

Base Salary
$51k - $138k
Bonus
$537 - $20k
Total Pay
$50k - $132k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
84.2%
Female
15.8%
This data is based on 38 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

93%

Dental

87%

Vision

69%

None

7%