Law Enforcement Officer salary in California

Average salary
$92,500/yr
Based on 2,143 income tax records
$36,000
$161,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$36,000
$161,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Law Enforcement Officers make?
The average total salary for a Law Enforcement Officer is $92,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,143 TurboTax users who reported their job as Law Enforcement Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Law Enforcement Officer salary can vary between $36,000 to $161,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Law Enforcement Officer salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Tracy, CA
11 income tax records
$130,500/yr
$104K – $132K
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Corona, CA
20 income tax records
$123,500/yr
$80K – $136K
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Elk Grove, CA
14 income tax records
$123,000/yr
$90K – $134K
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Brentwood, CA
12 income tax records
$121,000/yr
$106K – $133K
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Lincoln, CA
14 income tax records
$120,500/yr
$105K – $153K
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Vacaville, CA
21 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$105K – $134K
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San Francisco, CA
18 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$93K – $132K
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Clovis, CA
12 income tax records
$111,000/yr
$92K – $121K
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El Cajon, CA
17 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$62K – $118K
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Camarillo, CA
12 income tax records
$109,500/yr
$90K – $122K
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Folsom, CA
11 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$48K – $116K
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San Jose, CA
33 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$68K – $129K
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Simi Valley, CA
10 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$83K – $142K
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Roseville, CA
27 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$82K – $124K
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Temecula, CA
19 income tax records
$105,000/yr
$83K – $122K
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La Mesa, CA
15 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$72K – $125K
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Lancaster, CA
14 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$60K – $119K
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Huntington Beach, CA
13 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$91K – $143K
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Oakland, CA
12 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$90K – $133K
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Valencia, CA
13 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$83K – $126K
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Chula Vista, CA
55 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$70K – $119K
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Menifee, CA
16 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$72K – $152K
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Rocklin, CA
13 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$81K – $121K
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Whittier, CA
10 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$78K – $102K
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Murrieta, CA
25 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$74K – $116K
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Los Angeles, CA
34 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$72K – $112K
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Santa Rosa, CA
12 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$75K – $110K
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Hesperia, CA
12 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$65K – $107K
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Riverside, CA
23 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$70K – $123K
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Anaheim, CA
11 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$66K – $108K
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Long Beach, CA
24 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$65K – $109K
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Imperial, CA
17 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$70K – $109K
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA
17 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$56K – $122K
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Modesto, CA
15 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$59K – $94K
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Sacramento, CA
38 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$69K – $103K
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Bakersfield, CA
40 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$55K – $107K
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Fontana, CA
14 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$67K – $106K
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Beaumont, CA
12 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$70K – $85K
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Escondido, CA
14 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$70K – $94K
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Oceanside, CA
10 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$70K – $84K
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Stockton, CA
10 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$63K – $83K
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San Diego, CA
93 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$53K – $96K
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Fresno, CA
25 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$66K – $100K
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Redding, CA
15 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$58K – $115K

Law Enforcement Officer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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County Of San Mateo, California
15 income tax records
$141,000/yr
$96K – $155K
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County Of Alameda Auditorcontro, California
19 income tax records
$130,500/yr
$101K – $138K
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City And County Of San Francisco, California
43 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$92K – $141K
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State Of California, California
298 income tax records
$111,500/yr
$81K – $128K
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County Of Santa Clara, California
36 income tax records
$108,000/yr
$94K – $116K
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County Of Santa Cruz, California
14 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$91K – $124K
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County Of Placer, California
10 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$94K – $114K
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City Of San Diego, California
15 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$96K – $115K
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County Of Ventura, California
15 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$91K – $125K
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National Finance Center, California
446 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$81K – $122K
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Contra Costa County, California
22 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$94K – $115K
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County Of Santa Barbara Auditor, California
11 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$75K – $107K
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City Of Los Angeles, California
59 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$73K – $120K
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Sacramento County, California
62 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$76K – $102K
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County Of Orange California, California
41 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$69K – $112K
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County Of Monterey, California
11 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$74K – $92K
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Riverside County, California
42 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$76K – $111K
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Los Angeles County, California
143 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$68K – $110K
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County Of Fresno, California
17 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$62K – $90K
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San Bernardino County, California
54 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$58K – $92K
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Kern County, California
14 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$58K – $100K
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Department Of The Interior, California
14 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$63K – $111K
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Stanislaus County, California
14 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$68K – $88K
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County Of San Diego, California
89 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$59K – $86K
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US Department Of Defense, California
48 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$33K – $72K

Law Enforcement Officer demographics in California

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50% are single
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50% are married
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47% have kids
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59% own a home

Law Enforcement Officer salaries by age in California

$0
$27,875
$55,750
$83,625
$111,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Law Enforcement Officers in California

2,143 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a law enforcement officer in California is $92,500 per year. Law enforcement officer salaries in California can vary between $36,000 to $161,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,143 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 San Mateo ($141,000 a year), County of Alameda Auditorcontro ($130,500 a year), and City and County of San Francisco ($114,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for law enforcement officers in California: Tracy, CA ($130,500 a year), Corona, CA ($123,500 a year), and Elk Grove, CA ($123,000 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.