Average Police Officer Salary at New York Police Department (NYPD)

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The average salary for a Police Officer at New York Police Department (NYPD) is $76,802.
MEDIAN $76,802
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$42k - $117k

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Police Officer are from the companies U.S. Air Force (USAF), U.S. Army and Los Angeles Police Department. Reported salaries are highest at City of Glendale where the average pay is $75,924. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Police Department of Chicago and Los Angeles Police Department, earning around $75,000 and $65,939, respectively. U.S. Army pays the lowest at around $36,036. City of Springfield and U.S. Air Force (USAF) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $39,500 and $45,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Police Officer

Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Writing Procedures & Documentation and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training.

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 $45,965 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,649 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Police Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,224 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,000.

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