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$64,522

Average Base Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,490

Average Bonus
The average law enforcement officer salary in United States is $64,522 or an equivalent hourly rate of $31. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,490. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$52,518

Entry Level Salary

$85,095

Senior Level Salary
An entry level law enforcement officer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $52,518. On the other end, a senior level law enforcement officer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $85,095.

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Job Description
Maintain order and protect life and property by enforcing local, tribal, State, or Federal laws and ordinances. Perform a combination of the following duties: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.
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