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How much does a Police Officer make in New York, NY?

Average base salary
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21 salaries reported, updated at Jun 04, 2020
$73,810
per year
The average salary for a police officer with 2 to 3 years of experience, Bachelor Degree, and 3 selected qualifications is $73,810 per year in New York, NY.
36% higher
than national average
Most common benefits
  • Flexible schedule
  • Employee assistance program
  • Life insurance
  • Bereavement leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for police officers

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earn +12.73% more

The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 26.48% since 2018. Police Officers with this license earn +12.73% more than the average base salary, which is $73,810 per year.

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Most common benefits for Police Officers

  • Flexible schedule
  • Employee assistance program
  • Life insurance
  • Bereavement leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • AD&D insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Credit union membership
  • Health insurance
  • Dependent health insurance coverage
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
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Salary satisfaction

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53% of Police officers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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Common questions about salaries for a Police Officer

Do police officers make good money?

How much a police officer makes will vary greatly depending on their location and cost of living in that location. Most police officers make above the average salary in their location, allowing them and their families to live comfortably.

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What is the starting salary for a police officer?

An entry-level police officer starts off making $31,965 per year on average in the US according to reported salaries by Indeed users.

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How much does a cop make per hour?

Police officers make $23.86 per hour on average.

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