Police Detective salary in California

Average salary
$124,500/yr
Based on 98 income tax records
$65,500
$171,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$118K
 
$125K
 
$119K
$65,500
$171,500
How much do Police Detectives make?
The average total salary for a Police Detective is $124,500 per year. This is based on data from 98 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Police Detective and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Police Detective salary can vary between $65,500 to $171,500 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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Police Detective salary by location

Police Detective salary by company

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Average salary per year*
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City Of Los Angeles, California
21 income tax records
$140,000/yr
$100K – $171K

Police Detective demographics in California

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36% are single
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64% are married
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58% have kids
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81% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Police Detectives in California

98 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a police detective in California is $124,500 per year. Police detective salaries in California can vary between $65,500 to $171,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 98 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as police detective.
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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.