Average Police Lieutenant Salary in New York, New York

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The average salary for a Police Lieutenant in New York, New York is $119,724.
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$50k - $181k

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Job Description for Police Lieutenant

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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Pay by Experience Level for Police Lieutenant

An experienced Police Lieutenant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $121,740 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $138,489.
Employees with Police Lieutenant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (54.5% less), Cleveland, Ohio (30.3% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (28.2% less).

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