Average Entry-Level Police Officer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$50,419
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Police Officer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $50,419.
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$49k
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$50k
75%
$53k
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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 $59,781 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,469 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Police Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,956 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,637.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 23.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Raleigh, North Carolina (31.8% less), Dallas, Texas (20.7% less) and Houston, Texas (19.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Early Career
29.0%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
22.6%
Late Career
29.0%