Police Officer Salary in Pennsylvania

How much does a Police Officer make in Pennsylvania? The average Police Officer salary in Pennsylvania is $54,900 as of May 13, 2019, but the range typically falls between $51,300 and $59,900. 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. View the Cost of Living in Pennsylvania

About Pennsylvania    Pennsylvania (/ˌpɛnsɪlˈveɪniə/ (listen) PEN-sil-VAY-nee-ə), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mi....More

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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. Is 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 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Aaronsburg, PA Avg. Salary $53,226 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Abbottstown, PA Avg. Salary $53,539 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Abington, PA Avg. Salary $59,145 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Ackermanville, PA Avg. Salary $58,309 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Acme, PA Avg. Salary $51,990 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Acosta, PA Avg. Salary $50,652 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Adah, PA Avg. Salary $53,721 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Adamsburg, PA Avg. Salary $53,831 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Adamstown, PA Avg. Salary $54,398 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Adamsville, PA Avg. Salary $51,575 Date Updated May 13, 2019
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