Police Officer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

A Police Officer in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $59,617 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$47,901 - $97,957
$48K
$60K
$98K
MEDIAN: $60,025
10%
50%
90%

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$19.50 - $39.31
$25
MEDIAN: $24.98
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$0$102K
Salary $47,901 - $97,957
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,855 - $102,752
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data $0$82
Hourly Rate $24.98
Overtime $28.85 - $82.41
Annual Data $0$102K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,855 - $102,752
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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United States (change)

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

Police Officer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Police Officer

Pay by Experience for a Police Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Police Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Police Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Police Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 10 salaries. A Police Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Police Officer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Police Officer Salaries

Late-Career
▲53%

Experienced
▲29%

National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Police Officer Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲5%

National Average
$62,000

Training
▼4%

Leadership
▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 6%
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