Police Officer salary in Kentucky

Average salary
Based on 742 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Police Officer is $54,500 per year. This is based on data from 742 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Police Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Police Officer salary can vary between $29,500 to $88,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Police Officer salary by company

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City Of Covington Ky, Kentucky
26 income tax records
$53K – $82K
Louisville Jefferson Co Metro, Kentucky
77 income tax records
$52K – $100K
Lexington Fayette Urban Co Gov, Kentucky
82 income tax records
$44K – $100K
City Of Paducah Ky, Kentucky
12 income tax records
$51K – $70K
University Of Kentucky, Kentucky
10 income tax records
$51K – $68K
US Department Of Defense, Kentucky
18 income tax records
$26K – $87K
City Of Richmond, Kentucky
14 income tax records
$44K – $62K
City Of Bowling Green, Kentucky
16 income tax records
$27K – $72K
City Of Owensboro, Kentucky
17 income tax records
$38K – $61K
Department Of Corrections, Kentucky
38 income tax records
$33K – $71K

Police Officer demographics in Kentucky

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37% are single
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63% are married
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57% have kids
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70% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Police Officers in Kentucky

742 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a police officer in Kentucky is $54,500 per year. Police officer salaries in Kentucky can vary between $29,500 to $88,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 742 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as police officer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for police officers in Kentucky: City of Covington Ky ($67,500 a year), Louisville Jefferson Co Metro ($67,000 a year), and Lexington Fayette Urban Co Gov ($60,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for police officers in Kentucky: Union, KY ($75,500 a year), Independence, KY ($71,000 a year), and Louisville, KY ($64,500 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.