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Police Patrol Officers

Nationwide Salary Range for 2012

The typical amount of money people make in this career. Salaries above $187,200 are displayed as "> $187,200."

Civilian Salary Range:

Civilian Percentiles
10%$32,35025%$41,48050%$55,27075%$72,48090%$89,310

Military Salary Range:

Military Percentiles
10%$27,47125%$34,25350%$46,02175%$59,14690%$71,763

Nationwide Historical Salary Average*

*The amount of money people made in this career over the past five years. Salaries above $187,200 are displayed as '> $187K.'

Civilian Historical Salary:

Civilian Historical Salary

Military Historical Salary:

Civilian Historical Salary

Statewide Historical Salary Average*

 

What makes up a civilian salary?

Civilian salaries include a lot more than just base pay.
They also may offer:

  • Commissions/Tips
  • Incentive Pay
  • Cost-of-Living Allowances
  • Longevity Pay

What makes up a military salary?

Military salaries include a lot more than just base pay.
They also may offer:

  • Housing Allowances
  • Subsistence Allowances
  • Special and Incentive Pays
  • Cost-of-Living Allowances
  • Hazardous-Duty Pay
  • Bonuses

Learn more about what goes into a salary with the Compensation Estimator
Learn more about Military Benefits

STATE BY STATE SALARY

States: NJ: $87,050, CA: $85,480, NY: $75,280, AK: $73,770, IL: $70,670, WA: $68,640, NV: $68,030, DC: $65,180, CT: $64,790, CO: $64,730, OR: $63,730, AZ: $60,550, MN: $60,360, PA: $58,510, MA: $58,490, MD: $55,760, WI: $55,440, OH: $55,400, HI: $54,990, MI: $54,140, RI: $53,910, FL: $53,910, WY: $51,390, TX: $51,290, IA: $50,920, NE: $49,440, NH: $48,610, NM: $47,790, VA: $47,100, ND: $46,940, MT: $46,650, IN: $45,690, ID: $44,530, UT: $44,240, ME: $42,590, KS: $42,480, MO: $41,170, OK: $41,110, TN: $41,020, KY: $40,850, VT: $40,040, NC: $39,050, AL: $38,570, SD: $38,400, LA: $38,020, SC: $37,060, GA: $36,720, WV: $36,600, AR: $35,390, MS: $30,780, PR: $27,510,
Pay Range Color Key
$27,510
Puerto Rico
$87,050
New Jersey

Highest Paying Cities for This Career

CitySalary
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division $99,310
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division $97,710
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA $95,930
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division $93,910
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA $93,860
Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA $90,350
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division $89,830
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA $88,010
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division $87,680
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area $86,970
Data supplied by: Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center of Education Statistics, Defense Manpower Data Center
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