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Police Officer salary in New Jersey

Average salary
$79,000/yr
Based on 1,248 income tax records
$31,000
$145,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$31,000
$145,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Police Officer in New Jersey is $79,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 1,248 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Police Officer salaries in New Jersey can vary between $31,000 to $145,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Police Officer salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Williamstown, NJ
11 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$86K – $120K
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Toms River, NJ
27 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$61K – $121K
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Jackson, NJ
14 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$81K – $112K
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Freehold, NJ
14 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$65K – $104K
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Union, NJ
11 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$54K – $102K
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Vineland, NJ
12 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$69K – $88K
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Neptune, NJ
11 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$69K – $89K
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Brick, NJ
23 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$57K – $93K
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Newark, NJ
20 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$46K – $78K
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Bayonne, NJ
12 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$59K – $74K
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Sicklerville, NJ
13 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$56K – $82K
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Trenton, NJ
23 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$55K – $94K
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Cape May Court House, NJ
14 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$54K – $96K
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Mays Landing, NJ
10 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$44K – $76K
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Absecon, NJ
11 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$52K – $84K
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Jersey City, NJ
24 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$42K – $66K

Police Officer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Township Of Lakewood, New Jersey
15 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$90K – $127K
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NJ TRANSIT, New Jersey
14 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$79K – $120K
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City Of Newark, New Jersey
33 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$64K – $104K
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State Of New Jersey, New Jersey
45 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$62K – $93K
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National Finance Center, New Jersey
12 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$58K – $97K
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Township Of Franklin, New Jersey
11 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$69K – $102K
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Rutgers University, New Jersey
15 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$58K – $90K
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City Of Elizabeth, New Jersey
10 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$61K – $71K
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City Of Wildwood, New Jersey
10 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$40K – $77K
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Camden Countygovernment, New Jersey
23 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$43K – $69K
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City Of Atlantic City, New Jersey
16 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$48K – $83K
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City Of Paterson Nj, New Jersey
12 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$39K – $98K
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City Of Jersey City, New Jersey
30 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$43K – $99K

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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52% own a home

Police Officer salaries by age

$0
$29,625
$59,250
$88,875
$118,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Police Officers in New Jersey

1,248 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a police officer in New Jersey is $79,000 per year. Police officer salaries in New Jersey can vary between $31,000 to $145,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,248 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 Lakewood ($108,500 a year), NJ TRANSIT ($93,500 a year), and City of Newark ($86,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for police officers in New Jersey: Williamstown, NJ ($104,000 a year), Toms River, NJ ($100,500 a year), and Jackson, NJ ($100,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.