Police Chief Salary

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The average yearly salary for Police Chief is $78,200. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Police Chief, you could expect a starting pay rate of $64,400 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 $92,000 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 Police Chief Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Police Chief Salary

$62,560 - $93,840

Starting Yearly Police Chief Salary

$51,520 - $77,280

Top Yearly Police Chief Salary

$73,600 - $110,400

Monthly Police Chief Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Police Chief Salary

$5,213 - $7,820

Starting Monthly Police Chief Salary

$4,293 - $6,440

Top Monthly Police Chief Salary

$6,133 - $9,200

Hourly Police Chief Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Police Chief Salary

$28 - $42

Starting Hourly Police Chief Salary

$23 - $35

Top Hourly Police Chief Salary

$33 - $49


Police Chief Gender and Age Stats


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

National Salary Data for Police Chief


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