Police Officer Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 9,567 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: October 15, 2018
Average salary
$49,057 per year
  • Most Reported
$14,000
$114,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Police Officer is $49,057 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 9,567 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Police Officer employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Police Officer is 3-5 years.
Police Officer salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$74,610 per year
$75,283 per year
$70,970 per year
$71,414 per year
$81,769 per year
$81,128 per year
$78,110 per year
$73,974 per year
$70,154 per year
$69,665 per year
Police Officer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$36,569 per year
$50,415 per year
$69,506 per year
$45,129 per year
$49,093 per year

Police Officer job openings

METROPOLITAN POLICE RECRUIT (PO-05)
City and County of Honolulu, HI
Oahu Island, HI
Police Officer
Federal Bureau of Investigation
New York, NY
Law Enforcement Officer
U.S. Federal Government
Washington, DC
Police Officer Jobs