Average Police Sergeant Salary

$71,366
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$46k
MEDIAN
$71k
90%
$117k

The average salary for a Police Sergeant is $71,366

Base Salary
$46k - $117k
Bonus
$750 - $30k
Total Pay
$43k - $111k
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What Do Police Sergeants Do?

Police Sergeant Tasks
  • Assign tasks and oversee day-to-day operations to support the lieutenant.
  • Oversee volunteers and interact with the public.
  • Investigate and communicate about patrol activities, crimes and safety.
  • Back up and support emergency and public safety situations.
  • Conduct roll call, equipment inventories, report reviews and staff evaluations.
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Job Satisfaction for Police Sergeant

3.8 out of 5
(169)
Highly Satisfied
18Reviews
Based on 169 responses, the job of Police Sergeant has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.77 out of 5. On average, Police Sergeants are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
88.1%
Female
10.8%
Prefer to self-define
1.1%
This data is based on 277 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

95%

Dental

84%

Vision

75%

None

5%