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Patrol officer salary in United States

How much does a Patrol Officer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $17.88
Low $13.13
High $24.35
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a patrol officer is $17.88 per hour in the United States. 4.6k salaries reported, updated at December 1, 2023

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Top companies for Patrol Officers in United States

  1. Denver Metro Protective Services
    114 reviews66 salaries reported
    $25.81per hour
  2. $19.34per hour
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Highest paying cities for Patrol Officers near United States

  1. San Jose, CA
    $22.82 per hour
    45 salaries reported
  2. Boston, MA
    $22.53 per hour
    16 salaries reported
  3. Seattle, WA
    $21.24 per hour
    50 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $21.23 per hour
    118 salaries reported
  2. Portland, OR
    $20.64 per hour
    81 salaries reported
  3. Sacramento, CA
    $18.52 per hour
    63 salaries reported
  1. San Diego, CA
    $18.27 per hour
    52 salaries reported
  2. Kansas City, MO
    $17.03 per hour
    24 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $14.87 per hour
    10 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Patrol Officers

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,155 ratings

39% of Patrol Officers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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