Police Detective salary in US South Region

Average salary
$69,500/yr
Based on 447 income tax records
$38,500
$118,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$38,500
$118,000
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 Police Detectives make?
The average total salary for a Police Detective is $69,500 per year. This is based on data from 447 TurboTax users who reported their job as Police Detective and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Police Detective salary can vary between $38,500 to $118,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Police Detective salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
30 income tax records
$111,500/yr
$99K – $124K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
10 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$83K – $121K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
16 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$90K – $116K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
17 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$84K – $102K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
28 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$84K – $110K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
18 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$76K – $108K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
19 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$78K – $91K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
17 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$76K – $84K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
30 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$73K – $86K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
12 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$62K – $73K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
12 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$64K – $75K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
12 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$55K – $76K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
12 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$48K – $66K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
16 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$51K – $63K

Police Detective salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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City Of Austin, US South Region
12 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$93K – $103K
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City Of San Antonio, US South Region
18 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$79K – $92K
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Baltimore City Council, US South Region
10 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$76K – $101K

Police Detective demographics in US South Region

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35% are single
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65% are married
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59% have kids
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74% own a home

Police Detective salaries by age in US South Region

$0
$18,625
$37,250
$55,875
$74,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Police Detectives in US South Region

447 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a police detective in US South Region is $69,500 per year. Police detective salaries in US South Region can vary between $38,500 to $118,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 447 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as police detective.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for police detectives in US South Region: City of Austin ($100,500 a year), City of San Antonio ($84,000 a year), and Baltimore City Council ($83,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for police detectives in US South Region: Philadelphia Metro Area, PA ($111,500 a year), Tampa Metro Area, FL ($103,500 a year), and Miami Metro Area, FL ($101,500 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.