Police Officer salary in California

Average salary
$102,500/yr
Based on 4,584 income tax records
$40,500
$174,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$40,500
$174,500
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 Officers make?
The average total salary for a Police Officer is $102,500 per year. This is based on data from 4,584 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Police Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Police Officer salary can vary between $40,500 to $174,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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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 Santa Clara, California
16 income tax records
$171,000/yr
$155K – $187K
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City Of San Ramon, California
11 income tax records
$153,000/yr
$146K – $158K
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City Of Fremont, California
27 income tax records
$146,500/yr
$132K – $166K
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City Of San Mateo, California
20 income tax records
$146,000/yr
$131K – $156K
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City Of Oakland, California
76 income tax records
$143,000/yr
$126K – $159K
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City Of Livermore, California
10 income tax records
$142,000/yr
$113K – $158K
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City Of Mountain View, California
11 income tax records
$142,000/yr
$131K – $144K
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City Of Anaheim, California
18 income tax records
$138,000/yr
$106K – $163K
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City Of Napa, California
10 income tax records
$138,000/yr
$125K – $155K
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City Of Burbank, California
13 income tax records
$137,500/yr
$122K – $145K
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City Of Concord, California
10 income tax records
$136,000/yr
$113K – $151K
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City Of Pleasanton, California
14 income tax records
$135,500/yr
$117K – $143K
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City Of Berkeley, California
17 income tax records
$135,000/yr
$113K – $162K
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City Of Fontana, California
13 income tax records
$133,500/yr
$95K – $146K
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City Of Antioch, California
13 income tax records
$133,000/yr
$129K – $175K
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Sf Bay Area Rapid Transit, California
12 income tax records
$131,000/yr
$94K – $176K
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City Of Beverly Hills, California
10 income tax records
$128,500/yr
$104K – $134K
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City Of Santa Monica, California
10 income tax records
$128,500/yr
$118K – $138K
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City Of Richmond, California
11 income tax records
$128,500/yr
$111K – $146K
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City And County Of San Francisco, California
241 income tax records
$125,500/yr
$106K – $144K
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City Of Walnut Creek, California
11 income tax records
$124,500/yr
$119K – $149K
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City Of Glendale, California
12 income tax records
$124,000/yr
$98K – $159K
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City Of San Jose, California
142 income tax records
$123,000/yr
$103K – $142K
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City Of Huntington Beach, California
13 income tax records
$123,000/yr
$103K – $149K
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City Of Hayward, California
18 income tax records
$122,000/yr
$100K – $139K
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City Of Fairfield, California
13 income tax records
$122,000/yr
$112K – $155K
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City Of Alameda, California
11 income tax records
$122,000/yr
$112K – $136K
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City Of Vacaville, California
11 income tax records
$121,500/yr
$95K – $126K
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State Of California, California
349 income tax records
$118,000/yr
$93K – $135K
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City Of Roseville, California
24 income tax records
$117,000/yr
$103K – $136K
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City Of Santa Rosa, California
28 income tax records
$115,000/yr
$99K – $130K
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City Of Irvine, California
20 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$97K – $132K
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City Of San Bernardino, California
17 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$85K – $143K
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City Of Pittsburg, California
14 income tax records
$113,500/yr
$80K – $115K
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San Diego Unified Port District, California
15 income tax records
$113,000/yr
$103K – $116K
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City Of Redondo Beach, California
11 income tax records
$113,000/yr
$107K – $130K
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City Of Oxnard, California
25 income tax records
$113,000/yr
$100K – $130K
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City Of Corona, California
10 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$88K – $128K
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City Of Sacramento City Hall, California
127 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$84K – $124K
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City Of Chula Vista, California
23 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$98K – $122K
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City Of Los Angeles, California
483 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$82K – $116K
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University Of California, California
38 income tax records
$97,000/yr
$86K – $116K
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City Of San Diego, California
271 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$81K – $112K
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City Of Long Beach, California
36 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$76K – $102K
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City Of Modesto, California
30 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$80K – $109K
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National Finance Center, California
26 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$85K – $109K
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City Of Stockton, California
70 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$77K – $100K
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City Of Bakersfield, California
44 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$66K – $105K
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City Of Fresno, California
79 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$67K – $94K
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US Department Of Defense, California
155 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$54K – $77K

Police Officer demographics in California

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48% are single
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52% are married
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47% have kids
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64% own a home

Police Officer salaries by age in California

$0
$30,250
$60,500
$90,750
$121,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Police Officers in California

4,584 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a police officer in California is $102,500 per year. Police officer salaries in California can vary between $40,500 to $174,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 4,584 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as police officer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for police officers in California: City of Santa Clara ($171,000 a year), City of San Ramon ($153,000 a year), and City of Fremont ($146,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for police officers in California: San Ramon, CA ($150,500 a year), Hollister, CA ($139,500 a year), and Livermore, CA ($138,500 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.