How much does a Police Officer make in Pennsylvania? The average Police Officer salary in Pennsylvania is $61,300 as of October 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $57,300 and $66,700. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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Widener University - Chester, PA

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Mechanicsburg Area School District - Mechanicsburg, PA

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Franklin Regional School District - Murrysville, PA

Job Description

The Police Officer is responsible for responding to calls, taking necessary action at the scene of crime or disturbance, conducting investigations, making arrests, testifying in court, and completing reports/forms and routine paperwork. Responsible for patrolling an assigned area to prevent and discover crime and to enforce regulations. Being a Police Officer typically reports to a Police Sergeant. Requires an associate's degree in criminal justice and/or additional certifications and at least 12 to 18 months of law enforcement experience. Working as a Police Officer typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Stroudsburg, PA Avg. Salary $63,064 Date Updated October 27, 2022
Location Aaronsburg, PA Avg. Salary $59,132 Date Updated October 27, 2022
Location Abbottstown, PA Avg. Salary $59,722 Date Updated October 27, 2022
Location Abington, PA Avg. Salary $65,680 Date Updated October 27, 2022
Location Ackermanville, PA Avg. Salary $65,957 Date Updated October 27, 2022
Location Acme, PA Avg. Salary $58,063 Date Updated October 27, 2022
Location Acosta, PA Avg. Salary $56,500 Date Updated October 27, 2022
Location Adah, PA Avg. Salary $60,072 Date Updated October 27, 2022
Location Adamsburg, PA Avg. Salary $60,194 Date Updated October 27, 2022
Location Adamstown, PA Avg. Salary $61,039 Date Updated October 27, 2022