Average Police Officer Salary in Los Angeles, California

$73,470
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$1,526
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The average salary for a Police Officer in Los Angeles, California is $73,470.
10%
$49k
MEDIAN
$73k
90%
$102k
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$49k - $102k
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$1k - $6k
Total Pay
$49k - $109k

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

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. An early career Police Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,398 based on 21 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 $92,167 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $106,000.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 0.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (40.9% less), Houston, Texas (31.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (31.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 71 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.5%
Early Career
29.6%
Mid Career
14.1%
Experienced
33.8%
Late Career
14.1%