Average Early-Career Police Officer Salary in New York, New York

$49,154
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The average salary for an Early-Career Police Officer in New York, New York is $49,154.
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$39k
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$49k
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$76k
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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, Training and Writing Procedures & Documentation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership.

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 $44,440 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Police Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,233 based on 50 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,060.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 29.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (18.6% more) and Baltimore, Maryland (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (16.5% less), Dallas, Texas (7.2% less) and Miami, Florida (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 131 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.7%
Mid Career
24.4%
Experienced
38.2%
Late Career
26.7%