Police Officer salary in Wake County, NC

Average salary
Based on 343 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Police Officer is $56,500 per year. This is based on data from 343 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Police Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Police Officer salary can vary between $31,500 to $87,000 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

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Town Of Cary, Wake County, NC
30 income tax records
$50K – $78K
Town Of Wake Forest, Wake County, NC
10 income tax records
$51K – $87K
City Of Raleigh, Wake County, NC
106 income tax records
$37K – $93K
Town Of Fuquayvarina, Wake County, NC
14 income tax records
$46K – $68K
Town Of Apex, Wake County, NC
11 income tax records
$54K – $75K
City Of Durham, Wake County, NC
23 income tax records
$40K – $83K

Police Officer demographics in Wake County, NC

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41% are single
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59% are married
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52% have kids
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67% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Police Officers in Wake County, NC

343 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a police officer in Wake County, NC is $56,500 per year. Police officer salaries in Wake County, NC can vary between $31,500 to $87,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 343 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as police officer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for police officers in Wake County, NC: Town of Cary ($63,500 a year), Town of Wake Forest ($62,000 a year), and City of Raleigh ($61,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for police officers in Wake County, NC: Indian Trail, NC ($79,000 a year), Waxhaw, NC ($69,500 a year), and Powhatan, VA ($69,000 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.