Law Enforcement Officer salary in California

Average salary
$101,000/yr
Based on 2,044 income tax records
$43,000
$171,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$73K
 
$90K
 
$113K
 
$117K
 
$91K
$43,000
$171,000
How much do Law Enforcement Officers make?
The average total salary for a Law Enforcement Officer is $101,000 per year. This is based on data from 2,044 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Law Enforcement Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Law Enforcement Officer salary can vary between $43,000 to $171,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Law Enforcement Officer salary by location

Law Enforcement Officer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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County Of Alameda Auditorcontro, California
23 income tax records
$143,500/yr
$58K – $227K
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County Of San Mateo, California
10 income tax records
$140,500/yr
$70K – $168K
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County Of Sonoma, California
15 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$75K – $169K
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State Of California, California
291 income tax records
$116,500/yr
$61K – $178K
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County Of Santa Cruz, California
11 income tax records
$115,000/yr
$70K – $142K
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County Of Santa Clara, California
32 income tax records
$114,500/yr
$70K – $172K
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City And County Of San Francisco, California
35 income tax records
$113,500/yr
$84K – $206K
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National Finance Center, California
439 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$60K – $153K
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Contra Costa County, California
20 income tax records
$110,000/yr
$46K – $161K
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County Of Santa Barbara Auditor, California
11 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$50K – $136K
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Kern County, California
10 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$68K – $128K
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County Of Ventura, California
12 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$62K – $171K
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City Of San Diego, California
18 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$60K – $169K
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City Of Los Angeles, California
61 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$62K – $152K
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County Of Orange California, California
43 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$51K – $171K
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Riverside County, California
44 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$51K – $163K
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Sacramento County, California
59 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$46K – $127K
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County Of Monterey, California
13 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$58K – $153K
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Los Angeles County, California
131 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$45K – $176K
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Stanislaus County, California
11 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$68K – $115K
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County Of San Diego, California
71 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$52K – $138K
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San Bernardino County, California
48 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$39K – $127K
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County Of Fresno, California
19 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$56K – $123K
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Department Of The Interior, California
18 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$56K – $144K
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US Department Of Defense, California
45 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$26K – $122K

Law Enforcement Officer demographics in California

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46% are single
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54% are married
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51% have kids
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66% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Law Enforcement Officers in California

2,044 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a law enforcement officer in California is $101,000 per year. Law enforcement officer salaries in California can vary between $43,000 to $171,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,044 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as law enforcement officer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for law enforcement officers in California: County of Alameda Auditorcontro ($143,500 a year), County of San Mateo ($140,500 a year), and County of Sonoma ($117,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for law enforcement officers in California: Tracy, CA ($129,500 a year), Brentwood, CA ($128,500 a year), and Salinas, CA ($125,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.