Average Experienced Police Officer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$69,956
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The average salary for an Experienced Police Officer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $69,956.
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$64k
MEDIAN
$70k
75%
$75k
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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 $50,419 based on 9 salaries. An early career Police Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,781 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,469 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,637.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 29.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (22.3% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (14.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (25.8% less), Atlanta, Georgia (25.2% less) and Miami, Florida (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 33 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.3%
Early Career
27.3%
Mid Career
18.2%
Late Career
27.3%