Average Police Officer Salary in Dallas, Texas

$49,461
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The average salary for a Police Officer in Dallas, Texas is $49,461.
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$39k - $80k
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$39k - $83k

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

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 $39,989 based on 7 salaries. An early career Police Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,845 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,091 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Police Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,104 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,989.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 53.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (46.5% more) and New York, New York (28.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (13.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 61 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.5%
Early Career
31.1%
Mid Career
24.6%
Experienced
14.8%
Late Career
18.0%