Average Mid-Career Police Lieutenant Salary

$65,596
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$50k
MEDIAN
$66k
90%
$105k

The average salary for a Police Lieutenant is $65,596

Base Salary
$50k - $105k
Bonus
$2k - $5k
Total Pay
$39k - $101k
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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
71.4%
Female
28.6%
This data is based on 14 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

86%

Vision

76%

None

10%