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The average police sergeant salary in United States is $79,236 or an equivalent hourly rate of $38. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,177. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level police sergeant (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $64,100. On the other end, a senior level police sergeant (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $104,010.

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

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