Police Sergeant Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Police Sergeant make in District of Columbia? The average Police Sergeant salary in District of Columbia is $82,521 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $66,523 and $92,158. 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.

25% $66,523 10% $51,958 90% $100,931 75% $92,158 $82,521 50%(Median)
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Police Sergeant is responsible for supervising patrol officers and agents as assigned and maintaining the chain of command within the operations of the department. Responsible for developing training programs for department personnel, directing special units, preparing special reports or projects as assigned, receiving and reviewing reports from officers, and assigning personnel in accordance to specific needs. Being a Police Sergeant requires a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and/or additional certifications and at least 5-7 years of law enforcement experience. Typically reports to Chief of Police, Captain, or Lieutenant. The Police Sergeant manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $82,105 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $82,105 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $82,105 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $82,105 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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