Average Mid-Career Police Officer Salary in Los Angeles, California

$79,798
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Police Officer in Los Angeles, California is $79,798.
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$51k
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$80k
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$101k
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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

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 $63,496 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Police Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,832 based on 25 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 0.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (45.8% less), Salt Lake City, Utah (41.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (38.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 65 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.2%
Early Career
35.4%
Experienced
38.5%
Late Career
16.9%