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$70,621

Average Base Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,737

Average Bonus
The average police officer recruit salary in United States is $70,621 or an equivalent hourly rate of $34. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,737. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$53,200

Entry Level Salary

$93,390

Senior Level Salary
An entry level police officer recruit (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $53,200. On the other end, a senior level police officer recruit (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $93,390.

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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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