Police Officer - Federal Salaries of 2016
Pay Rates for "Police Officer"How much does a Police Officer in the federal government get paid? $63,028.24* *Based on the 2016 average.
Police Officer was the 47th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 6,658 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2016, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Police, with an average salary of $49,305.
Agencies that have hired a Police Officer
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Veterans Health Administration||3,498||$49,304.64|
|U.S. Secret Service||1,395||$81,290.71|
|National Park Service||581||$88,150.50|
|Federal Bureau of Investigation||241||$61,724.51|
|Bureau of Engraving and Printing||194||$82,650.00|
|National Institutes of Health||78||$64,066.85|
|Federal Emergency Management Agency||68||$59,930.72|
|Government Printing Office||34||$77,859.35|
|Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust)||27||$56,276.37|
|National Protection and Programs Directorate||27||$71,826.78|
|Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce)||26||$63,296.19|
|Bureau of Reclamation||19||$60,381.11|
|Internal Revenue Service||8||$57,069.25|
Police Officer Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Police Officer is $63,028.24.
Common Police Officer Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Police Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||3,943|
|LE - United States Secret Service Uniform Div||1,395|
|SP - Park Police||581|
|TR - Police Forces Of The U.s. Mint And Bep||478|
|GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate||195|
|NZ - National Zoological Park Police||26|
|PQ - Gpo, Police, Day Rate||20|
|PZ - Gpo, Police, 10% Night Rate||14|
|ZS - Administrative Support||6|
Average Police Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017
In 2004, the average pay for a Police Officer was $48,863. Since then, the average pay has decreased to $736 in 2017.
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