Average Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer Salary

$53,460
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$53k
90%
$93k

The average salary for a Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer is $53,460

Base Salary
$36k - $93k
Bonus
$204 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$41 - $39k
Commission
$6k - $24k
Total Pay
$34k - $90k
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Job Satisfaction for Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer

3.9 out of 5
(416)
Highly Satisfied
33Reviews
Based on 416 responses, the job of Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.86 out of 5. On average, Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
85.8%
Female
13.9%
Prefer to self-define
0.2%
This data is based on 869 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

88%

Dental

77%

Vision

67%

None

11%