Average Police Officer Salary in St. Louis, Missouri

$51,853
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The average salary for a Police Officer in St. Louis, Missouri is $51,853.
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$30k - $65k
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$36k - $65k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Leadership, Writing Procedures & Documentation, Training and Oral / Verbal Communication.

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 $53,381 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,944 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Police Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,982 based on 7 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 Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 46.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (39.7% more) and New York, New York (22.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (17.2% less), Dallas, Texas (4.6% less) and Houston, Texas (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 33 survey responses.
Early Career
30.3%
Mid Career
27.3%
Experienced
21.2%
Late Career
21.2%