Average Police Officer Salary in New York, New York

$63,336
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$3,107
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The average salary for a Police Officer in New York, New York is $63,336.
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$41k
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$63k
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$101k
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MEDIAN $63,336
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$41k - $101k
Bonus
$3k - $9k
Total Pay
$41k - $102k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Police Officer

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Police Officer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Police Officer
Police Sergeant
Security Officer
Police Chief
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Police Officer

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

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 $44,053 based on 14 salaries. An early career Police Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,863 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Police Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,830 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,522.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 19.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (14.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (32.2% less), Dallas, Texas (21.9% less) and Houston, Texas (20.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 191 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.3%
Early Career
30.4%
Mid Career
16.8%
Experienced
27.2%
Late Career
18.3%