Average Mid-Career Police Officer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$43,238
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Police Officer in Atlanta, Georgia is $43,238.
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$39k
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$43k
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$70k
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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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Popular Skills for Police Officer

Skills in Leadership, Writing Procedures & Documentation, Oral / Verbal Communication and Training are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $41,041 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Police Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,359 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,808.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 85.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (84.6% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (59.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Early Career
44.7%
Experienced
36.8%
Late Career
18.4%