Average Police Officer with Oral / Verbal Communication Skills Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$42,469
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The average salary for a Police Officer with Oral / Verbal Communication skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $42,469.
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$38k
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$42k
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$49k
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MEDIAN $42,469
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$38k - $49k
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$36k - $51k

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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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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Police Officer

Skills in Training and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Writing Procedures & Documentation.

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 $40,018 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,100 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 91.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (64.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (59.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Early Career
61.5%
Mid Career
38.5%