Police Officer salary in New Jersey

Average salary
$81,000/yr
Based on 2,001 income tax records
$34,000
$152,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$53K
 
$73K
 
$103K
 
$119K
 
$118K
$34,000
$152,000
How much do Police Officers make?
The average total salary for a Police Officer is $81,000 per year. This is based on data from 2,001 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Police Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Police Officer salary can vary between $34,000 to $152,000 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.

From consenting TurboTax customers

Police Officer salary by location

Police Officer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Township Of Toms River, New Jersey
13 income tax records
$116,000/yr
$86K – $166K
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NJ TRANSIT, New Jersey
27 income tax records
$114,500/yr
$67K – $154K
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Township Of Old Bridge Middlesex, New Jersey
12 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$35K – $161K
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Township Of Hillsborough, New Jersey
10 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$67K – $125K
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The Port Authority Of Ny Nj, New Jersey
16 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$67K – $192K
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Township Of Lakewood, New Jersey
21 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$45K – $138K
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National Finance Center, New Jersey
12 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$70K – $132K
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City Of Bayonne, New Jersey
13 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$45K – $141K
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City Of East Orange, New Jersey
11 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$59K – $101K
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City Of Newark, New Jersey
43 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$46K – $128K
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Township Of Franklin, New Jersey
18 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$53K – $142K
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City Of Paterson Nj, New Jersey
19 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$39K – $162K
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City Of Elizabeth, New Jersey
10 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$41K – $120K
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State Of New Jersey, New Jersey
70 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$45K – $131K
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Township Of Cherry Hill, New Jersey
17 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$52K – $119K
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City Of Trenton, New Jersey
11 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$36K – $116K
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County Of Union, New Jersey
16 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$49K – $116K
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US Department Of Defense, New Jersey
20 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$50K – $90K
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Delaware River Port Authority, New Jersey
11 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$51K – $82K
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Township Of Washington, New Jersey
13 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$32K – $98K
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Township Of Middle, New Jersey
12 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$44K – $112K
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Township Of Woodbridge, New Jersey
13 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$45K – $133K
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Rutgers University, New Jersey
12 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$37K – $101K
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Camden Countygovernment, New Jersey
59 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$40K – $102K
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City Of Jersey City, New Jersey
44 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$41K – $163K
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City Of Atlantic City, New Jersey
27 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$35K – $90K
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County Of Hudson, New Jersey
10 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$42K – $75K
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County Of Passaic, New Jersey
18 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$44K – $119K

Police Officer demographics in New Jersey

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60% are single
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40% are married
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43% have kids
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54% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Police Officers in New Jersey

2,001 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a police officer in New Jersey is $81,000 per year. Police officer salaries in New Jersey can vary between $34,000 to $152,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,001 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as police officer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for police officers in New Jersey: Township of Toms River ($116,000 a year), NJ TRANSIT ($114,500 a year), and Township of Old Bridge Middlesex ($112,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for police officers in New Jersey: Newton, NJ ($140,500 a year), Jackson, NJ ($115,000 a year), and Monroe Township, NJ ($108,500 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.