Average Police Officer with Writing Procedures & Documentation Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Police Officer with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $52,769.
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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 New York Police Department (NYPD), U.S. Air Force (USAF) and U.S. Army. Reported salaries are highest at New York Police Department (NYPD) where the average pay is $85,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Police Department of Chicago, earning around $63,500. U.S. Army pays the lowest at around $43,018. U.S. Air Force (USAF) also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $48,000.

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Popular Skills for Police Officer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Problem Solving, Security Policies and Procedures, Leadership, Training 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 $43,868 based on 46 salaries. An early career Police Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,007 based on 282 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,786 based on 228 salaries. An experienced Police Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,855 based on 246 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,878.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 63.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (38.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (38.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (16.6% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (5.6% less).

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