Average Early-Career Police Officer Salary in Los Angeles, California

$62,426
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$5,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Police Officer in Los Angeles, California is $62,426.
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$62k
90%
$81k
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$39k - $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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Popular Skills for Police Officer

Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Writing Procedures & Documentation and Training are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $62,374 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,798 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Police Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,832 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $106,000.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 50 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.0%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
48.0%
Late Career
20.0%