Average Police Officer Salary in Salt Lake City, Utah

$49,186
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The average salary for a Police Officer in Salt Lake City, Utah is $49,186.
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$31k
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$31k - $68k
Total Pay
$36k - $63k

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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.

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 that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication, Writing Procedures & Documentation and Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Police Officer

An early career Police Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,239 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,789 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 54.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (47.3% more) and New York, New York (28.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (12.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Early Career
37.5%
Mid Career
62.5%