$54,756
Avg. Salary
$22.94
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,011

Bonus

$220

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a State Trooper is $22.94 per hour.

The average pay for a State Trooper is $54,756 per year.

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$10.93
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$22.94
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$43.23
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MEDIAN $22.94
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$38k
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$55k
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$99k
90%
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MEDIAN $54,756
$38,035 - $98,525
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MEDIAN: $54,756
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$0$98K
Salary $38,035 - $98,525
Bonus $17.52 - $19,392
Profit Sharing $220
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,591 - $97,451
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 256
Hourly Data $0$133
Hourly Rate $10.93 - $43.23
Hourly Tips $133
Overtime $15.33 - $78.26
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $17.52 - $19,392
Profit Sharing $220
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,591 - $97,451
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

Job Description for State Trooper

State troopers are employed by state governments to perform police officer duties. A large amount of the state trooper's time is spent in a police station filing necessary paperwork. This is also where suspects that have been arrested or detained are taken for interrogation; once the trooper takes a suspect into custody, they must question them to obtain information about the alleged crime that has occurred. In the police station, they may also interview victims or witnesses for more information on a case. State troopers may also spend a significant amount of time in a court of law, providing testimony against alleged suspects that they have encountered. To recount this information accurately, state troopers are trained to record all information about an arrest right after the arrest is made. Testimony in front of a grand jury is also common.

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State Trooper Tasks
  • Patrol assigned areas providing traffic and law enforcement.
  • Perform searches and arrests.
  • Log and file all interactions and activities.
  • Assist at accident and crime sites to ensure public safety.

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Pay by Experience Level for State Trooper

Pay by Experience for a State Trooper has a positive trend. An entry-level State Trooper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 102 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A State Trooper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced State Trooper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 64 salaries. A State Trooper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 47 salaries.

State Trooper Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a State Trooper?

State Trooper in Virginia Beach:
"OK."
Pros: Near where I grew up. Close to family.
Cons: Crowded.

Key Stats for State Trooper

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects State Trooper Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Mid-Career
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 6%