Average Early-Career Police Officer Hourly Pay in St. Louis, Missouri

$20.35
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Police Officer in St. Louis, Missouri is $20.35.
25%
$18.75
MEDIAN
$20.35
75%
$24.35
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Hourly Rate
$19 - $24
Total Pay
$41,600 - $54,916

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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

A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $23.88 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Police Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.00 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 40.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (22.9% more) and New York, New York (14.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (13.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Mid Career
38.1%
Experienced
28.6%
Late Career
33.3%