Average Mid-Career Police Officer Salary in St. Louis, Missouri

$49,540
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Police Officer in St. Louis, Missouri is $49,540.
25%
$47k
MEDIAN
$50k
75%
$54k
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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.

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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 $54,382 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Police Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,982 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,931.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 61.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (49.0% more) and Chicago, Illinois (47.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (12.7% less) and Houston, Texas (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18 survey responses.
Early Career
38.9%
Experienced
33.3%
Late Career
27.8%