Police Sergeant salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 2,130 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Police Sergeants make?
The average total salary for a Police Sergeant is $91,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,130 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Police Sergeant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Police Sergeant salary can vary between $47,500 to $162,500 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.

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Police Sergeant salary by location

Police Sergeant salary by company

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Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade County, FL
13 income tax records
$92K – $175K
City Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
22 income tax records
$110K – $183K
Clark County, Clark County, NV
25 income tax records
$112K – $170K
City Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
14 income tax records
$91K – $138K
City Of Houston, Harris County, TX
10 income tax records
$87K – $103K
City Of Phoenix, Maricopa County, AZ
18 income tax records
$80K – $130K

Police Sergeant demographics in United States

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30% are single
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70% are married
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62% have kids
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80% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Police Sergeants in United States

2,130 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a police sergeant in the United States is $91,500 per year. Police sergeant salaries in the United States can vary between $47,500 to $162,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,130 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as police sergeant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for police sergeants in the United States: Miami-Dade County ($146,000 a year), City of Chicago ($137,500 a year), and Clark County ($126,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for police sergeants in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($160,000 a year), Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($145,500 a year), and Sacramento Metro Area, CA ($136,000 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.