Average Experienced Police Officer Hourly Pay in Charlotte, North Carolina

$28.00
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Police Officer in Charlotte, North Carolina is $28.00.
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Hourly Rate
$0 - $28
Total Pay
$40,873 - $60,248

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Job Description for Police Officer

Police Officer Tasks
  • Patrol neighborhoods to prevent and stop crimes and threats to safety.
  • Coordinate community work and outreach and offer educational services.
  • Arrest offenders and suspects, collect evidence, and testify about cases.
  • Respond to incidents and complaints, document interactions, and collect evidence.

Career Paths

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Police Officer
Police Sergeant
Police Chief
Security Officer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Police Officer

An early career Police Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $0.00 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.50 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 49.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (25.7% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (24.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (34.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Early Career
56.3%
Mid Career
43.8%