Average Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer Salary

$53,612
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$54k
90%
$93k

The average salary for a Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer is $53,612

Base Salary
$36k - $93k
Bonus
$206 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$385 - $40k
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
(409)
Highly Satisfied
34Reviews
Based on 409 responses, the job of Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.87 out of 5. On average, Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
85.9%
Female
13.9%
Prefer to self-define
0.2%
This data is based on 842 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

88%

Dental

77%

Vision

68%

None

11%