Average Entry-Level Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer Salary

$46,871
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$32k
MEDIAN
$47k
90%
$65k

The average salary for a Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer is $46,871

Base Salary
$32k - $65k
Bonus
$26 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $900
Commission
$0 - $9k
Total Pay
$30k - $65k
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Gender Breakdown

Male
83.5%
Female
15.8%
Prefer to self-define
0.6%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

86%

Dental

72%

Vision

61%

None

14%