Police Officer salary in Boston Metro Area, MA

Average salary
$87,000/yr
Based on 1,350 income tax records
$43,500
$155,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$67K
 
$83K
 
$95K
 
$97K
 
$98K
$43,500
$155,000
How much do Police Officers make?
The average total salary for a Police Officer is $87,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,350 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Police Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Police Officer salary can vary between $43,500 to $155,000 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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Police Officer salary by location

Police Officer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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City Of Boston, Norfolk County, MA
109 income tax records
$109,500/yr
$85K – $153K
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City Of Woburn, Middlesex County, MA
11 income tax records
$109,500/yr
$95K – $149K
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City Of Cambridge, Middlesex County, MA
16 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$81K – $166K
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State Of Massachusetts, Middlesex County, MA
50 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$53K – $161K
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City Of Lynn, Essex County, MA
22 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$46K – $138K
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City Of Brockton, Plymouth County, MA
18 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$58K – $121K
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City Of Newton, Middlesex County, MA
10 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$72K – $134K
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City Of Waltham, Middlesex County, MA
11 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$72K – $116K
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Town Of Lexington, Middlesex County, MA
10 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$76K – $155K
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City Of Lowell City Auditors Off, Middlesex County, MA
12 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$64K – $152K
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City Of Lawrenceschool Dept, Essex County, MA
14 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$64K – $158K
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City Of Dover New Hampshire, Strafford County, NH
12 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$63K – $107K
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Town Of Salem, Rockingham County, NH
10 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$57K – $121K
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City Of Haverhill, Essex County, MA
14 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$53K – $95K
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Town Of Plymouth, Plymouth County, MA
13 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$45K – $106K
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Portsmouth School Department, Rockingham County, NH
10 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$38K – $85K
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City Of Rochester, Strafford County, NH
14 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$48K – $89K

Police Officer demographics in Boston Metro Area, MA

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50% are single
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50% are married
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43% have kids
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63% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Police Officers in Boston Metro Area, MA

1,350 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a police officer in Boston Metro Area, MA is $87,000 per year. Police officer salaries in Boston Metro Area, MA can vary between $43,500 to $155,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,350 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as police officer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for police officers near Boston Metro Area, MA: City of Boston ($109,500 a year), City of Woburn ($109,500 a year), and City of Cambridge ($104,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for police officers near Boston Metro Area, MA: West Roxbury, MA ($117,500 a year), Burlington, MA ($115,500 a year), and West Haven, CT ($115,000 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.