Typical Income for Police Officers

Hourly Income

On average,police officers make $30.19 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Police officers $16.47 $21.18 $28.73 $37.58 $47.35
Protective service occupations $9.74 $12.32 $18.59 $28.70 $39.42
Law enforcement workers $15.07 $18.78 $25.60 $35.63 $44.66
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, police officers make $62,790 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Police officers $34,270 $44,050 $59,750 $78,170 $98,480
Protective service occupations $20,260 $25,630 $38,660 $59,700 $81,980
Law enforcement workers $31,350 $39,060 $53,240 $74,120 $92,890
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics