Law Enforcement Officer Salary

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The average yearly salary for Law Enforcement Officer is $35,700. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Law Enforcement Officer, you could expect a starting pay rate of $29,400 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $42,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Law Enforcement Officer Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Law Enforcement Officer Salary

$28,560 - $42,840

Starting Yearly Law Enforcement Officer Salary

$23,520 - $35,280

Top Yearly Law Enforcement Officer Salary

$33,600 - $50,400

Monthly Law Enforcement Officer Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Law Enforcement Officer Salary

$2,380 - $3,570

Starting Monthly Law Enforcement Officer Salary

$1,960 - $2,940

Top Monthly Law Enforcement Officer Salary

$2,800 - $4,200

Hourly Law Enforcement Officer Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Law Enforcement Officer Salary

$13 - $19

Starting Hourly Law Enforcement Officer Salary

$11 - $16

Top Hourly Law Enforcement Officer Salary

$15 - $23


Law Enforcement Officer Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Law Enforcement Officer age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Law Enforcement Officer are male in the United States, and 51% of the Law Enforcement Officer are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Law Enforcement Officer


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