Average Police Officer Salary

$54,629
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$38k
MEDIAN
$55k
90%
$88k

The average salary for a Police Officer is $54,629

Base Salary
$38k - $88k
Bonus
$197 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $295
Total Pay
$34k - $85k
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What Do Police Officers Do?

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.
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How do Police Officers Rate Their Jobs?

4.1 out of 5
(65)
Highly Satisfied
28Reviews
Based on 65 responses, the job of Police Officer has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.12 out of 5. On average, Police Officers are highly satisfied with their job.