State Trooper salary in the United States

Average salary
$74,500/yr
Based on 3,264 income tax records
$38,000
$134,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$53K
 
$69K
 
$83K
 
$88K
 
$85K
$38,000
$134,500
How much do State Troopers make?
The average total salary for a State Trooper is $74,500 per year. This is based on data from 3,264 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as State Trooper and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. State Trooper salary can vary between $38,000 to $134,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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State Trooper salary by location

State Trooper salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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State Of New Jersey, Ocean County, NJ
12 income tax records
$137,000/yr
$52K – $183K
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State Of Massachusetts, Essex County, MA
17 income tax records
$120,500/yr
$58K – $155K
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State Of Maryland, Harford County, MD
10 income tax records
$115,500/yr
$87K – $144K
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State Of Delaware, Sussex County, DE
10 income tax records
$111,500/yr
$74K – $128K
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State Of Connecticut, Tolland County, CT
11 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$43K – $184K
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State Of New York, Saratoga County, NY
11 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$96K – $166K
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Department Of Public Safety, Hidalgo County, TX
14 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$48K – $155K
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Copa Exec Off Bur Of Comm Pay, Bucks County, PA
10 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$75K – $128K
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State Of Washington, Pierce County, WA
13 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$69K – $119K
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State Of New Hampshire, Rockingham County, NH
10 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$64K – $104K
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Department Of State Police, Prince William County, VA
11 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$58K – $91K
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State Of Nevada, Clark County, NV
12 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$51K – $95K
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State Of Arizona, Maricopa County, AZ
30 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$50K – $84K
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State Of Michigan, Kent County, MI
13 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$48K – $74K

State Trooper demographics in United States

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34% are single
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66% are married
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56% have kids
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71% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for State Troopers in United States

3,264 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a state trooper in the United States is $74,500 per year. State trooper salaries in the United States can vary between $38,000 to $134,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 3,264 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as state trooper.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for state troopers in the United States: State of New Jersey ($137,000 a year), State of Massachusetts ($120,500 a year), and State of Maryland ($115,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for state troopers in the United States: Providence Metro Area, RI ($115,000 a year), Salisbury Metro Area, MD ($109,000 a year), and Albany Metro Area, NY ($108,000 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.