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Police Officer salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$64,000/yr
Average per year
$64,000
Average per year
$64,000
$31,000
Total salary range**
$122,000
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Based on 37,824 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Police Officers make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Police Officer in the United States is $64,000 per year. This is based on data from 37,824 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Police Officer in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$64,000
Average per year
$64,000
$31,000
Total salary range**
$122,000
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Based on 37,824 income tax records from TurboTax
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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City Of Seattle, Snohomish County, WA
24 income tax records
$150,500/yr
$135K – $173K
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County Of Suffolk, Suffolk County, NY
29 income tax records
$119,500/yr
$69K – $180K
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City Of Los Angeles, San Bernardino County, CA
26 income tax records
$111,000/yr
$76K – $124K
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City Of Boston, Suffolk County, MA
41 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$87K – $128K
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City Of San Jose, Santa Clara County, CA
39 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$90K – $111K
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County Of Hawaii, Hawaii County, HI
20 income tax records
$97,000/yr
$89K – $102K
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City Of North Las Vegas, Clark County, NV
30 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$71K – $109K
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City Of San Diego, San Diego County, CA
99 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$71K – $108K
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City Of Austin, Williamson County, TX
72 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$76K – $99K
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Montgomery County Maryland, Frederick County, MD
36 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$76K – $97K

Police Officer demographics

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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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49% own a home

Police Officer salaries by age

$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 Officers

37,824 full-time salaries from 2019

How much do similar occupations make?

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Police Chief
259 income tax records
$73,000/yr
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Police Sergeant
473 income tax records
$93,500/yr
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Police Lieutenant Patrol
373 income tax records
$69,500/yr
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Police Sergeant Precinct
374 income tax records
$81,000/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.