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Police Officer - Federal Salaries of 2017

Pay Rates for "Police Officer"

How much does a Police Officer in the federal government get paid? $736.13* *Based on the 2017 average.

Police Officer was the 45th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 6,817 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2017, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Police, with an average salary of $513.

Agencies that have hired a Police Officer

Police Officer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Police Officer is $736.13. The highest paid Police Officer made $7,500 in 2017.

Common Police Officer Payscales

Payscale Number of Police Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,047
LE - United States Secret Service Uniform Div 1,482
SP - Park Police 574
TR - Police Forces Of The U.s. Mint And Bep 461
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 176
NZ - National Zoological Park Police 29
PQ - Gpo, Police, Day Rate 25
PZ - Gpo, Police, 10% Night Rate 18
ZS - Administrative Support 5

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.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0083.

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