Average Experienced Police Officer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$52,359
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The average salary for an Experienced Police Officer in Atlanta, Georgia is $52,359.
25%
$45k
MEDIAN
$52k
75%
$58k
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$45k - $58k
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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 $41,041 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,238 based on 16 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 Los Angeles, California earn an average of 73.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (63.5% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (52.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Early Career
42.5%
Mid Career
40.0%
Late Career
17.5%