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Police Officers earn $50,000 annually on average, or $24 per hour, which is 13% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Police Officers work for New Jersey Transit at $82,000 annually while the lowest paid Police Officers work for Puerto Rico Police earning approximately $31,000 each year.

$50K Police Officer National Average (735 salaries)
$51K Happiest Police Officer is at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (5)
$82K Highest Paid Police Officer is at New Jersey Transit (3)

735 Police Officer Salaries

$30K Eunice Police Department's Average Police Officer Salary (1 salaries)

-$20K (50%) less than national average Police Officer salary ($50K)
Equal to average Eunice Police Department salary ($30K)
Equal to average Eunice Police Department Police Officer salary ($30K)
"Definitely underpaid. I have worked in less strenuous and less dangerous jobs for more pay."

$50K NYC Police Department's Average Police Officer Salary (108 salaries)

Equal to national average Police Officer salary ($50K)
+$7K (15%) more than average NYC Police Department salary ($43K)
+$26K (41%) more than average NYC Police Department Police Officer salary ($50K)
+$51K (67%) more than average NYC Police Department Police Officer salary ($50K)
+$1K (1%) more than average NYC Police Department Police Officer salary ($50K)
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$48K Los Angeles Police's Average Police Officer Salary (35 salaries)

-$2K (4%) less than national average Police Officer salary ($50K)
-$4K (8%) less than average Los Angeles Police salary ($52K)
+$33K (51%) more than average Los Angeles Police Police Officer salary ($48K)
+$53K (71%) more than average Los Angeles Police Police Officer salary ($48K)
+$13K (23%) more than average Los Angeles Police Police Officer salary ($48K)
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$49K U.S. Department of Defense's Average Police Officer Salary (25 salaries)

-$1K (2%) less than national average Police Officer salary ($50K)
-$9K (16%) less than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($58K)
-$19K (48%) less than average U.S. Department of Defense Police Officer salary ($49K)
-$13K (30%) less than average U.S. Department of Defense Police Officer salary ($49K)
-$5K (10%) less than average U.S. Department of Defense Police Officer salary ($49K)
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$49K United States Army's Average Police Officer Salary (20 salaries)

-$1K (2%) less than national average Police Officer salary ($50K)
+$7K (15%) more than average United States Army salary ($42K)
+$22K (36%) more than average United States Army Police Officer salary ($49K)
-$19K (48%) less than average United States Army Police Officer salary ($49K)
+$122K (110%) more than average United States Army Police Officer salary ($49K)
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$49K United States Navy's Average Police Officer Salary (19 salaries)

-$1K (2%) less than national average Police Officer salary ($50K)
+$4K (8%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
-$4K (8%) less than average United States Navy Police Officer salary ($49K)
-$15K (36%) less than average United States Navy Police Officer salary ($49K)
-$29K (84%) less than average United States Navy Police Officer salary ($49K)
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$53K Chicago Police Department's Average Police Officer Salary (14 salaries)

+$3K (5%) more than national average Police Officer salary ($50K)
-$16K (26%) less than average Chicago Police Department salary ($69K)
-$5K (9%) less than average Chicago Police Department Police Officer salary ($53K)
+$28K (41%) more than average Chicago Police Department Police Officer salary ($53K)
+$14K (23%) more than average Chicago Police Department Police Officer salary ($53K)
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$48K Dallas Police Department's Average Police Officer Salary (14 salaries)

-$2K (4%) less than national average Police Officer salary ($50K)
+$7K (15%) more than average Dallas Police Department salary ($41K)
-$18K (46%) less than average Dallas Police Department Police Officer salary ($48K)
-$3K (6%) less than average Dallas Police Department Police Officer salary ($48K)
-$8K (18%) less than average Dallas Police Department Police Officer salary ($48K)
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$48K United States Air Force's Average Police Officer Salary (14 salaries)

-$2K (4%) less than national average Police Officer salary ($50K)
Equal to average United States Air Force salary ($48K)
-$7K (15%) less than average United States Air Force Police Officer salary ($48K)
+$3K (6%) more than average United States Air Force Police Officer salary ($48K)
+$2K (4%) more than average United States Air Force Police Officer salary ($48K)
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$47K City of Chicago's Average Police Officer Salary (13 salaries)

-$3K (6%) less than national average Police Officer salary ($50K)
-$4K (8%) less than average City of Chicago salary ($51K)
$55K City of Chicago Police Officer · 3 years ago
+$8K (15%) more than average City of Chicago Police Officer salary ($47K)
$41K City of Chicago Police Officer · 4 years ago
-$6K (13%) less than average City of Chicago Police Officer salary ($47K)
$51K City of Chicago Police Officer · 5 years ago
+$4K (8%) more than average City of Chicago Police Officer salary ($47K)
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