Average Mid-Career Police Officer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$73,469
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Police Officer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $73,469.
25%
$64k
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$73k
75%
$81k
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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 entry-level Police Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,419 based on 9 salaries. An early career Police Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,781 based on 9 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 $71,500.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 9.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (41.1% less), Dallas, Texas (33.3% less) and Houston, Texas (32.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.5%
Early Career
26.5%
Experienced
20.6%
Late Career
26.5%