Law Enforcement Officer Salary


How much can a Law Enforcement Police Officer earn?
It’s important to keep in mind that Law Enforcement Police Officer position salaries can very slightly state to state. However, according to the International City-County Management Association’s annual Police and Fire Personnel, Salaries, and Expenditures Survey, average salaries for sworn full-time positions in 2006 were:

Law Enforcement Salary Chart:  
Position Minimum base salary    Maximum base salary          
Police Chief
$78,547
 
$99,698
         
Deputy Chief
68,797
 
87,564
         
Police Captain
65,408
 
81,466
         
Police Lieutenant
59,940
 
72,454
         
Police Sergeant
53,734
 
63,564
         
Police Corporal
44,160
 
55,183
         

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What benefits does a Law Enforcement Police officer obtain?
Law Enforcement Police officers acquire common benefits – sick leave, paid vacation, medical and life and insurance – and some even are provided sums to cover miscellaneous costs, like uniforms. After 25-30 years in service, Law Enforcement Police officers can retire at half-pay according to liberal pension plans.

What’s the Law Enforcement Jobs outlook for Law Enforcement?
Local Police department positions will be open for individual meeting the psychological, personal, and physical qualifications. Competition will be higher among Federal and State law enforcement agencies versus local Law Enforcement positions. Employment growth is expected around 11 percent between 2006 and 2016. Visit PoliceOne Police Careers and Job Listings for the latest open positions.

What states offer the highest Law Enforcement Police salary?
States offering highest law enforcement Police salary:

Law Enforcement Salary by State:  
State  
Employment     Hourly Wage   Annual Salary   Employment % of State  
District of Columbia 610   $51.09   $106,270   0.10%  
New Jersey 3,400   $50.85   $105,770   0.09%  
California 7,440   $50.28   $104,580   0.05%  
Illinois 5,120   $43.22   $89,900   0.09%  
Nevada 840   $42.87   $89,170   0.07%  

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http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes331012.htm

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