Police Officer Salary in the UK

£31,500
per year
per month
£2,080
per month
per year
Bonus
£1,340/year
Bonus
£90/month

Police Officer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Police Officer is £31,500 gross per year (£2,080 net per month), which is £1,900 (+6%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Police Officer can expect an average starting salary of £20,900. The highest salaries can exceed £90,000.
£20,900
Low
£31,500
Average
£90,000
High
£1,480
Low
£2,080
Average
£5,000
High
Total compensation includes salary and bonus.
£350
£47,800
£96,000
Base Salary£20,900 - 90,000
Bonus£350 - 6,000
Total Compensation£21,250 - 96,000
£20
£2,690
£5,400
Base Salary£1,480 - 5,000
Bonus£20 - 400
Total Compensation£1,500 - 5,400

Police Officer Salary - Distribution

Low
£20,900
Average
£31,500
Experienced
£41,400
High
£90,000
Low
£1,480
Average
£2,080
Experienced
£2,740
High
£5,000

Police Officer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Police Chief Superintendent£90K/year
+185% 
Police Superintendent£78K/year
+148% 
Police Chief Inspector£60K/year
+89% 
Police Inspector£53K/year
+69% 
Police Sergeant£44K/year
+39% 
Police Constable£27K/year
 -13%

Police Officer - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Police Officer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £20,900 gross per year. A mid career Police Officer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,800, while an experienced Police Officer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £41,400. Police Officers with more than 20 years of experience earn £52,600 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Police Officer

Late Career▲ +67%
Experienced▲ +31%
Average Salary£31,500/year
Mid Career▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -34%

Gender Breakdown

Female
14%
Male
86%

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The salary information presented on this page is based on all Police Officer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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