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$117,369

Average Base Salary

$56/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$6,491

Average Bonus
The average chief of police salary in United States is $117,369 or an equivalent hourly rate of $56. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $6,491. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$87,916

Entry Level Salary

$153,432

Senior Level Salary
An entry level chief of police (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $87,916. On the other end, a senior level chief of police (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $153,432.

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Job Description
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.
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